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BLF support groups

Our groups are about making new friends and connecting with others who know what you're going through. They are run by volunteers who organise information and support about how to manage and live with a lung condition.

About our support groups

Please note that at the start of the pandemic, our support groups stopped meeting face to face.

But that didn't stop us supporting you!

To find out if there is a group near you meeting or running online sessions or if you would like some advice or support on digital technology, please e-mail [email protected] or call our Group Support Officers on 0300 3030 253.

Watch our Head of Support Groups, Petra explain how our BLF Support Group network has adapted to the pandemic and continues to offer vitally needed support to people living with lung conditions.

International support group

Derek from South Wales has founded an online International Breathe Easy group.  It has many members from the UK and many other English speaking countries so is truly international.

Meetings are informal and friendly offering lots of information with the occasional speaker that ranges from a health care specialist to someone that will make you laugh.

International Breathe Easy meets every  Wednesday using the Zoom platform at 7pm London time, 2pm New York time. Meetings usually last for about an hour and twenty minutes and are very interactive with discussions on a variety of topics.

Derek can be contacted at  [email protected] or 07837 654728 for more information. There is also a private Facebook group that you can request to join here:

A Singing for Lung Health group will start Monday 1st November for 6 weeks 7pm London time, 2pm New York time weeks with members from the UK, USA, Canada, Holland and Australia.

Watch Derek explain how his group supports and helps so many people with lung conditions.

Online support group

Our weekly online support group launches on Wednesday 6 October. It’s eight sessions designed to support people with lung conditions.

The sessions are now full, but you can still contact us to enquire about our waiting list.

Email [email protected] or call 0300 3030 253 to find out more.


To find out about volunteering wth our support groups read more here.

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