Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)
Freedman House, Christopher Wren Yard
117 High Street
Public phone: Helpline: 0845 123 23 52
Website URL: http://www.avma.org.uk
Service offered: We provide free independent advice and support to people affected by avoidable harm in healthcare through our specialist helpline, written casework and inquest support services. We can refer to our accredited clinical negligence solicitors if appropriate. We also work in partnership with health professionals, the NHS, government departments, lawyers and, most of all, patients to improve patient safety and justice.The helpline advice service is free although calls cost 0-7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.
Target group: Anyone affected by medical harm.
Area served: UK.
How to contact: Phone (0845 123 23 52), email or visit website.
Monday: 10am - 3.30pm helpline
Tuesday: 10am - 3.30pm helpline
Wednesday: 10am - 3.30pm helpline
Thursday: 10am - 3.30pm helpline
Friday: 10am - 3.30pm helpline
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Office not open to the public.
Languages other than English: Language Line.
Charity number: 299123
Year established: 1982
Staffing: 25 staff. Helpline staffed by volunteers
Record last checked: 14 July 2021