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External Support Services


Alongside the support you will receive from the Follow-Up Team, The Critical Care Psychology Team and the Peer Support ICU Coffee Mornings, you may find these condition-specific charities helpful:

Brain Injury



Marie Curie

Crohn's Disease


Colostomy Bags

Colostomy UK

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis


Epilepsy action Cymru

General Mental Health Support

Note: If you, as a patient admitted to Critical Care or a loved one of someone admitted to Critical Care, are struggling with your Critical Care admission when you are discharged home, please contact the Critical Care Unit you, or your loved one, were admitted to and ask for the relevant support required (Follow-Up Clinic or Family Support Service).

  • CALL Helpline
    • Information and Advice 24/7
    • Call: 0800 123 737
    • Text “Help” to 81066
Mental Health Helpline For Wales Community Advice & Listening Line Offering a confidential listening and support service
  • Samaritans
    • Free support for anyone in need to talk about things troubling them.
    • Call: 116 123
    • Website:
Whatever you
  • Shout
    • Free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
    • Text “Shout” to 85258
shout 85258 here for you 24/7
ACTIVATE YOUR LIFE free online self-help course

Kidney Diseases and Conditions

Kidney Wales

Liver Conditions

British Liver Trust

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Trust

Respiratory Diseases

British Lung Foundation


The Sepsis Trust

Sleep Apnoea



Sleep Apnoea


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