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We are a group of volunteers campaigning for better diagnosis and treatment for all those affected by organophosphates used in agriculture. 

We have no membership subscription or outside funding and rely mostly on the collective experience of those who have been bravely battling against the devastating effects of these chemicals for decades.

We hope 2017 will be the year when the farming community comes to realise the impact these insecticides have had on those involved in disease control and that they finally start to get the help and support they urgently need.


Latest News:

May 2017  letter from DEFRA

April 2017 esitorial in Northern Farmer

Feb 2017   With regret we have also been informed of  the death of Neil Ryder who has done so much to help.

Jan 2017    Sadly the year did not start well with the deaths of three campaigners for justice: Elizabeth Sigmund, Rod Knight and Brenda Sutcliffe,      (obituaries to follow)

 In January we met with United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances, Baskut Tuncak , who later said he was troubled to learn of the lack of support available to those affected by compulsory dipping, more here.