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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 Membership

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.

Membership is free and registration is easy. Join us 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
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Your experience counts
The Sense of Smell Project is collecting the experience of people affected by smell loss to enable research teams to understand more about the causes and impact, and to potentially develop new treament. If you have lost your sense of smell and taste, please take a few minutes to complete the survey. Thank you.