Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and hirsutism helplines

Use our helplines to find out more information and advice on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and hirsutism


NHS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome



Comprehensive information on causes, diagnosis and treatment with links to external websites.

Verity PCOS Charity


If you have been diagnosed with PCOS, think you may have PCOS or know someone with the condition - then Verity is here to help you. We are a self-help group for women with PCOS. The group was established in 1997 to share the truth about the condition and improve the lives of women living with PCOS.

Women’s Health Concern


PCOS Factsheet

Women’s Health Concern provides an independent service to advise, reassure and educate women about their health concerns.

Wellbeing of Women (Scotland)


Wellbeing of Women funds vital medical research on polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that affects at least 1 in 15 women of reproductive age.

British Association of Dermatologists


This leaflet has been written to help you understand more about hirsutism. It tells you what it is, what causes it, what can be done about it, and provides sources of additional information.

British Skin Foundation



There are eight million people living with a skin disease in the UK. Some are manageable, others are severe enough to kill. We are here to help change that. We raise money to fund research for cures for skin disease and skin cancer. We are the UK's only charity dedicated to skin research, and all of our donations and fundraising events are crucial to enabling us to continue our work.