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St John and St Elizabeth Hospital has been a central point for Achalasia Group meetings.

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Dates For The Diary

Monthly Meet-ups

(currently by Zoom video conference)

Sunday 13th June, 2pm - London Group +

Sunday 11th July, 2pm - London Group +

All monthly meetups are informal and provide an opportunity to simply talk to and learn from others with achalasia. The London meetings usually take place at the Lanes Coffee Shop in the Marriott Hotel, Marble Arch, London W1K 7AA. However, in the current situation will be held by video conference.

Please click here to sign up.

Please email us if you have any questions about the meetups, or if you're interested in helping with forming a group in your area.

Issues with signing up to meet-up? Please just email us.

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ACAC works closely with an Italian association for achalasia patients - ALMA.

ACAC supports guts UK committed to fighting all digestive disorders.

Check out the New ACAC Health Unlocked Forum:

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Paper Available!

Questions and Answers for Parents of Children with Achalasia (from meeting held 10th Feb 2021)

Please do review our Draft of the minutes from the above most valued meeting. With Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street hospital, London, and Dr Raj Parmar, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Great North Children’s hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. Chaired by Majid Hashemi FRCS, Medical Chair, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon.

               Download the Draft Paper:

What is Achalasia?

Rapid weight-loss is fairly common whilst waiting for Achalasia treatment. If weight loss is a concern please visit our New

Emergency Diet Page.

Achalasia Action strives to provide useful, up-to-date information on matters of concern to individuals with achalasia and other members of the achalasia community. The information we give should not be used as a means of diagnosis, determining treatment, nor replace the relationship between you, your doctors and other healthcare professionals. For diagnosis and treatment options, you are urged to consult your physician.


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