Macular Society


The Macular Society is a specialist charity for people affected by any form of the condition, and aims to promote independence, confidence and quality of life for people with macular disease. Their long-term aim is to find a cure for macular disease in the future, and provide excellence in treatment, rehabilitation and support in the meantime.


  • MDS St Helens support group runs every second Tuesday of the month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm  (except January and August)  at the Holy Cross Church Hall  and is open to anyone affected by central vision loss, their friends and family.
  • Macular Disease helpline (01264 350551) can answer all questions on MD and it also provides a confidential telephone counselling service for anyone that needs it.
  • Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (Maria Pikulski) at the Eye Clinic, St Helens Hospital, Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, WA9 3DA. 01744 646145 (07872414909) Email: for advice on eye conditions, emotional support, certification information and advice and guidance.

How to Access

Contact Maria Pikulski on 07872414909 (or leave a message) for further information about attending the St Helens group.

The venue for our meetings is the Holy Cross Church Hall.

Type of Organisation

National charity (no.1001198) with local services


St Helens MDS Support Group, Holy Cross Church, Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1EF