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MSc Psychology student needs your help with investigation into the Psychological Impact of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

An MSc Psychology student at Sheffield Hallam University needs your help for her main dissertation investigating the Psychological Impact of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Katie Bagshawe has a personal link with IPF; she sadly lost her father this year to this cruel disease. Katie says: “As part of my research I am interviewing those diagnosed with […]

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Get involved with IPF World Week 16-24 September 2017!

This year IPF World Week is September 16 – 24 and we would love you to get involved and help us raise awareness of pulmonary fibrosis. IPF World Week was created in 2012 as an initiative to inform people around the globe that Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and poorly understood chronic and […]

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Trustee Wendy Dickinson visits Northern Region Support Group

By Wendy Dickinson I took a trip down memory lane this week when I visited the Northern Region IPF Support Group in Newcastle. As I wound my way up north I was able to visit Middlesbrough, where I lived for seven years when my dad played for the local football team and Hartlepool, where he […]

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Classical Singer Emily Estelle in Picnic at the Petite Prom concert for APF!

Classical Singer Emily Estelle, whose father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis is holding a “Picnic at the Petite Prom” concert with proceeds going to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Isabel Hospice. Emily first discovered the condition when her father, John Wetherall was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after a year of progressively struggling to breathe. […]

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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis have 10 bursaries available to attend ILD-INN Annual Conference in October

We are delighted to announce that we have made provision for 10 bursaries to be made available to assist healthcare professionals to attend the forthcoming ILD-INN Annual Conference in Birmingham which is 8-9 October. Each bursary will cover the registration fees, accommodation expenses (1 night) and one evening meal (Sunday evening). ILD-INN, on behalf of […]

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APF Trustees Attend Professor Jenkins Inaugural Lecture at the Nottingham Mini-Fibrosis Symposium

On Friday 7th July, a number of trustees from Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis attended a wonderful and uplifting event at Nottingham University Hospital. Professor Gisli Jenkins, one of the charity’s founding trustees, hosted a mini-fibrosis symposium from the Clinical Sciences Building of City Hospital University Campus. The occasion was to mark his inaugural lecture as […]

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