Wiltshire Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

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Wiltshire Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

The Community Respiratory Team at Chippenham Community hospital held their first patient support group for people affected by Pulmonary Fibrosis on October 12th 2018.

The team now hold meetings at Chippenham Community Hospital and anyone affected by Pulmonary Fibrosis, patients, family members, carers or friends are welcome to attend.

The meetings aim to provide a place for people to share ideas, learn about their condition and gain support from others affected by pulmonary fibrosis.

At the first meeting there was  a presentation on “Breathlessness and Anxiety Management” presented by the Respiratory Occupational Therapist.

Speakers for 2019

8th February- Support Services, volunteer services, benefits etc- Support Co-ordinator

8th March- Pulmonary Fibrosis by the Consultant Respiratory Physician at Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Please feel free to turn up on the day but if you would like any further information please contact: Ella Purvis on 01249 456607

ella.purvis@nhs.uk