Migraine Action


Phone: Helpline: 0116 275 8317
Fax: 0116 254 2023

Contact Details

Migraine Action
4th Floor
27 East Street

Organisation Info

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Helpline 0116 275 8317: 10am to 4pm.
AIMS: Migraine Action is the UK's leading charity supporting people of all ages who are affected by migraine. It also aims to bridge the gap between the migraine sufferer and the medical world by providing information on all aspects of the condition and its management.

Migraine Action has three main aims:
* To provide information and friendly, positive reassurance, understanding and encouragement to migraine sufferers and their families.

* To encourage and support research and investigation into migraine, its causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

* To gather and pass on information about treatments available for the control and relief of migraine and to facilitate an exchange of information on the subject.

Migraine Action have a dedicated telephone helpline - 0116 275 8317 - to give information and advice to migraineurs and those affected by migraine.

They have a wide range of leaflets available on migraine, including preventative and acute treatments, migraine triggers, stress management, complementary therapies, and migraine in children.

Their website is packed with information on migraine and other headache disorders. It also features the latest migraine news, event details, research information and fundraising news. There is also a message board and an 'ask the expert' section.

Migraine Action also have 3 age specific websites especially created for children affected by migraine which can all be accessed at www.migraine.org.uk/youngmigraineurs

They regularly hold education days throughout the UK. These give migraineurs the opportunity to meet with others affected in their area, hear from experts in the field, and learn more about our work on their behalf.

'Challenging Migraine' s Migraine Action's quarterly newsletter. This gives updates on treatments, research, and our work, and also shares members experiences and tips.

Other Information: Migraine Action is funded entirely by donations and members subscriptions: UK membership starts from £12.50 per year which gives access to a telephone, postal and email information and support line, a quarterly newsletter, access to leaflets and information on their website, and regular updates from research studies and trials. UK enhanced membership is from £17.50 per year and also provides access to a message board and Ask the Expert facilities, as well as access to leaflets and reports online and receiving email alerts from Migraine Action on related subjects. Migraine Action also offer a 14 day free membership trial which will give you access to the latest newsletter, message board and all areas of the website. Please contact Migraine Action for further membership details and other ways in which you can support their work.

Volunteer Screening:  No
Expenses Paid:  No
Insurance Cover:   No
Volunteer Policy:   No