Wendy Dickinson is a former newspaper and radio journalist who also worked in programme publicity for the BBC for many years.
She was Communications Manager for the family support charity, Home-Start and a former Trustee of Enrych (previously Ryder Cheshire Volunteers). She still volunteers for the charity, supporting a young woman with cerebral palsy who is writing her life story and giving cookery demonstrations on healthy eating.
Wendy’s father, Peter Taylor, a former professional footballer and football club manager with his fiend and partner, Brian Clough, died of IPF in 1990, aged 62.
She is working with Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in memory of her father and to help find an effective treatment and, one day, a cure.