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Patient Information Day. Monday 22nd October. Holiday Inn, Doncaster

Yorkshire Patient Information Day

Monday 22nd October

Holiday Inn Doncaster A1 (M), Jct.36




1000 Registration and coffee
Opening Session
1030 Welcome

Steve Jones, Chair APF

1040 Patient stories


Understanding Pulmonary Fibrosis
1100 What is pulmonary fibrosis?

Simon Hart, Hull

1130 How is pulmonary fibrosis diagnosed and monitored?

Paul Beirne, Leeds

12.00 Treating pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Bianchi, Sheffield

News from Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis
1230 News from APF

Lorna McLauchlan

1245 Lunch
Current and future treatments
1400 Going on holiday, oxygen and travelling

Mark Major & Mandy Bell, Hull

1430 Why am I breathless and what can I do about it?

Dr Ann Hutchinson, Hull

Closing session
1500 Panel discussion and Q&A


1530 Closing remarks

Steve Jones, APF

1545 Tea


Please e-mail to reserve your place giving your name, the support group you attend (if any) and how many places you would like.

You can also telephone Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis at 01543 442152


Come to the Yorkshire Patient Information Day to hear from leading clinicians and specialist nurses about the causes of pulmonary fibrosis, available treatments , the latest research and how to manage living with the disease. Speakers will include Dr Simon Hart (Hull and East Yorkshire), Dr Paul Bierne (Leeds) and Dr Steve Bianchi (Sheffield). There will be lots of opportunities for participants to ask questions in the sessions and during the breaks.



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