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APF and Stephen McPartland MP help launch new pulmonary fibrosis support group in Stevenage

  Today MP Stephen McPartland, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Respiratory Group and Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis helped to launch a new support group in Stevenage. Stephen McPartland MP has been working in partnership with APF during 2016 to raise the profile of pulmonary fibrosis and today he was extremely delighted to be at the launch […]

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Get involved with Rare Disease Day for IPF!

Today is Rare Disease Day we would love you to get involved and show your support for IPF on social media! Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and […]

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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis appoints new trustees and operations manager to its expanding team

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis – the campaigning voice for patients with this devastating lung disease – has strengthened its management and governance team with the appointment of a Senior Operations Manager and two new trustees who bring their unique experience as patients to the charity. Roxane Caplan joins APF as Operations Manager with extensive management […]

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American Thoracic Society (ATS) Travel Fellowships

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis would like to support researchers working in pulmonary fibrosis to attend the ATS 2017 in Washington, DC on 19-24 May 2017. The awards of £750 contribute towards costs for conference registration, accommodation and travel. We have three awards available.

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Classical singer Emily Estelle donates money from album to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

  Classical Singer Emily Estelle, whose father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis is donating £1 from each album sale to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Emily first discovered the condition when her father, John Wetherall was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after a year of progressively struggling to breathe. Emily says: “For families with someone suffering from […]

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