Oesophageal Patients Association

Organisation providing support to people with serious disorders of the oesophagus (mainly cancer)

Phone our helpline on


The OPA is a caring organisation providing good quality information for patients, their carers and family affected by oesophageal or gastric cancers. At whatever stage of your illness – recently diagnosed or some years on, facing treatment by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery or palliative care – we can help. We fully understand your worries and fears and can give the support you need in order to achieve the best possible quality of life.

services provided:

  • Operates a telephone helpline five days a week
  • Holds information meetings throughout the year (see website for further details)
  • Provides support groups nationally (see website for further details)
  • Restaurant and Toilet cards; asking for a small portion of food due to medical condition are available in different languages.

opening hours:

The helpline can be accessed Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 3.00pm
(0121 704 9860).


50 High Street
Henley in Arden
B95 5AN

Website: http://www.opa.org.uk
Email: enquiries@opa.org.uk
Helpline number: 0121 704 9860

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