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We are all in this together! AbScent’s mission is to support the community of those who are living with smell disorders to find a bettter quality of life. This includes patients, care teams and health care professionals. Together with your stories and participation, we are exploring the nature and impact of smell disorders to discover and develop real-world practical solutions to the challenges we share.

The Benefits of Belonging

Together, we seek to understand smell disorders better, test ideas and strategies to manage better, and build the skills and knowledge to navigate the challenges with confidence to find a good quality of life.

The AbScent Network features:

  • Specialist topics and discussion threads
  • Regular online courses to build skills and knowledge
  • Input from researchers and practitioners in smell disorders
  • Connecting with people near you, or with a similar experience
  • A positive place to share and test ideas and find a better quality of life.

Online Courses

Learn at your own time and pace with our online training courses over on The AbScent Network. Courses are £34.99 (charged in your own currency on iOS). 100% of the proceeds go directly to AbScent to support our work.

Smell Training Masterclass: build confidence and give yourself the best chance of recovery. This complete course is ready for you to work through in your own time. Join here.

Parosmia Masterclass: Getting to grips with parosmia - understanding what it is, why it happens and how to deal with it. Join here.

Food Masterclass: Understand why your relationship with food is different and master the challenges of eating with altered taste and smell. Join here.

Membership is free and registration is easy. Join the Network today!

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Health Care Professionals

We know that understanding the patient experience leads to better healthcare. If you work in health or social care with people affected by smell disorers you are welcome to use any of the resources on this site to develop your understanding and support your patients.

AbScent is supported by an advisory board of leading clinicians and researchers and we ensure everything we publish is factually correct and in line with best practice.


For healthcare professionals
Please get in touch if you would like more insight into the patient experience

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