Asbestos Action is a Scottish charity that has been set up to assist sufferers of asbestos related diseases in Scotland.


If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness or have concerns about previous exposure, call us immediately for an informal chat and we can advise you on the best way forward on 0808 196 1861.

Asbestos Action


Asbestos Action has recently started its successful home visits again which has been a lifeline to many of our clients especially those living alone. 

However, in light of the new strain we will be following government guidelines and we will continue to support our clients in any possible way we can.

December 2021


Helping, supporting, advising - to keep you being you

  • We will meet you, talk with you

  • Visit you at home or in hospital

  • Answer any questions

  • Provide emotional support

  • Provide practical solutions

  • Advise about benefits available

  • Complete benefits forms

  • Provide access to legal advice

  • Be there for you and your family


Asbestos Related Diseases

Pleural plaques

Scarring of the outer lining of the lung.


A chronic lung disease which causes scarring of lung tissue.

Pleural thickening

Lung disease where extensive scarring thickens the pleura.


Asbestos related cancer affecting the linings of the lungs or abdomen.

Lung cancer

Cancer of the lungs caused by asbestos exposure.

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