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APF attends key conferences in 2017 to reach healthcare professionals to reach better outcomes for IPF patients

One of our most important aims to to reach healthcare professionals, to educate them about IPF and to work with them to reach better outcomes for patients. We are attending key respiratory conferences this year in order to meet with specialist nurses and doctors to achieve this. We attended the ILD Interdisciplinary Network Conference in […]

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Leicester and Nottingham scientists discover new gene associated with debilitating lung disease

Finding of lung fibrosis gene highlights a potential new avenue for treatment. Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis trustee Dr Gisli Jenkins from the University of Nottingham and Professor Louise Wain from the University of Leicester have heralded the discovery of a gene associated with lung fibrosis as ‘a potential new avenue of treatment for further research into […]

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APF attends The ILD Interdisciplinary Network Conference to represent IPF community

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis were delighted to attend and support the ILD INN annual conference 2017 held on the 8th-9th October at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre. This was a two day event bringing educational sessions, interactive workshops and networking opportunities to the ILD health professional community. Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis were pleased to […]

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Stephen Morgan – Hyland is Pedalling for Pulmonary Fibrosis

We’re doffing our cycling caps to Stephen Morgan-Hyland who has raised over £1,500 in memory of his dad Tony Hyland. Stephen took on an imaginative challenge last Saturday of cycling to the 40 destinations on the Manchester Monopoly board. Tony died of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in May aged 68, and this gave Stephen the idea […]

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We are hiring – APF are looking for a Support Group Coordinator (London and South East Region)

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis are delighted to announce that due to the growth of our support group network, we are looking for a Support Group Coordinator for the London and South East Region. APF was founded in 2013 by a group of patients, family members and medical professionals all with a personal or professional connection to […]

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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis attends Primary Care Respiratory Society conference

Today Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis attended the Primary Care Respiratory Society meeting with respiratory nurses and healthcare professionals and discussed how we can support them and work together. The PCRS conference is the premier respiratory conference for primary, community and integrated care health professionals. This year’s PCRS-UK conference will explore how we can work with patients in the consultation […]

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