UK Behçet’s Syndrome Society

Here's a selection of information from patients & professionals to better understand Behcet’s Syndrome.


The Behçet’s Syndrome Society was formed in 1983 by Judith Buckle (1950-1997). Its main aims are:

• To provide information and support for people with Behçet’s disease and for those who care for them.

• To provide financial aid in hardship caused by Behçet’s disease.

• To foster education, collaboration and networking in the medical and allied professions with an interest in Behçet’s disease.

• To promote and assist with research into Behçet’s disease.

• To promote the formation of patient support groups and awareness of this rare disease amongst the appropriate influential institutions, authorities and decision-making bodies, and to provide them with detailed information about Behçet’s disease.