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.

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Corona virus - UPDATE

With the current difficulties that the country is facing due to the Corona virus both Liz and Dianne have been keeping in touch with our lung cancer and mesothelioma sufferers more regularly by phone.


Dianne even managed to have this 'face to face' with Charles and Ann Walker. Great use of technology!


We would encourage any of our members who may feel socially isolated over the next few weeks to get in touch with us soonest.

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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