Final LogoLUPUS UK is the only national registered charity supporting people with lupus and assisting those approaching diagnosis. The charity presently has around 6,000 members and a number of regional groups throughout the UK who arrange medical talks, publish local newsletters, set up social occasions and organise fundraising events.

Annual membership of LUPUS UK costs just £10 per year – you can join online here:

LUPUS UK also produce an informative national magazine with lupus articles, letters, reports and photographs, and they operate a strong Grant Programme for research purposes and the funding of specialist nurses.

LUPUS UK’s priorities are:

  • To help the lupus patient who may feel alone and isolated
  • To assist those seeking a diagnosis
  • To inform the public and the medical profession about lupus
  • To improve national awareness about lupus and its impact
  • To mainta
    in a network of Regional Groups and Contacts
  • To fund further research into the causes and towards a cure
  • To fund specialist lupus nurses in hospitals in the UK

To contact LUPUS UK:

Via their website:  www.lupusuk.org.uk
Email:  headoffice@lupusuk.org.uk
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LUPUSUK
Phone:  01708 731251
Post:  LUPUS UK, St James House, Eastern Road, Romford, Essex. RM1 3NH
Reg. Charity No.1051610

communityYou can also join LUPUS UK’s Health Unlocked Online Community. This community is available for anybody affected by lupus to get information, support and advice from other people who are similarly affected. The community discusses a wide range of topics including; diagnosis, symptoms, medical appointments, medications and support available. The site is confidential and monitored by LUPUS UK