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Exeter teenager raises over £800 to support research into Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Exeter teenager Alexandra Daniels has raised over £800 to help fund respiratory research at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in memory of her grandfather. Seventeen year old Alex was inspired to start fundraising after her grandfather John Kerley sadly passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2012. As a thank you for the care […]

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We helped set up eleven new groups in 2017 – our aim is to have a support group within an hour of every patient in the country

This year Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is proud to announce it has helped set up eleven new support groups in the UK. There are now 46 dedicated pulmonary fibrosis support groups which not only provide emotional and practical support, but also allow us to listen to and learn from patients, families and carers to help us […]

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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis attends Westminster alongside patient groups led by MP Maggie Throup

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis were delighted to be at a Parliamentary event at Westminster last week alongside other patients groups. The event, organised by Roche Products Limited, brought together those living with IPF and politicians from all parties to raise awareness of the disease. Maggie Throup MP, whose mother passed away from the illness, hosted a […]

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