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American Thoracic Society (ATS) Travel Fellowships

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis would like to support researchers working in pulmonary fibrosis to attend the ATS 2017 in Washington, DC on 19-24 May 2017. The awards of £750 contribute towards costs for conference registration, accommodation and travel. We have three awards available.

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Classical singer Emily Estelle donates money from album to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

  Classical Singer Emily Estelle, whose father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis is donating £1 from each album sale to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Emily first discovered the condition when her father, John Wetherall was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after a year of progressively struggling to breathe. Emily says: “For families with someone suffering from […]

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APF met with the All-Party Parliamentary Respiratory Group 

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis trustees were at Westminster on December 7th to meet for a second time with Stephen McPartland MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Respiratory Group, to discuss improving care for IPF Patients. The charity presented their report ‘Fit for the Future:Future-Proofing care for patients with IPF’ in the summer to MPs and […]

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Flying high for Mum and APF – Nottingham IPF support group fundraise for APF

Our huge thanks go to the wonderful members of the Nottingham Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group, who have been fundraising for APF in recent weeks and months. Our trustee, Wendy Dickinson, who attends the group regularly, was overwhelmed to receive a (literally!!) bumper cheque for £1,333.96 from Neil Richardson, son of Nottingham group member, Marie Chillery.

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Take part in the Santa Run 2016 in London and support APF!

We’re asking you to take part in the amazing Santa Run on 4th December 2016 and join us for London’s biggest Santa Run! Limited places available so click here to book now for just £25! We can’t wait for you to pull on your red suit and take part in this festive fundraiser for Action […]

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Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis announces sponsorship of new health care professionals network

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis – the voice for patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) – is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the first ILD-INN network.  The network aims to improve care for patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD). This new network has been established to influence improvement and developments in ILD care across interdisciplinary […]

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APF contribute to IPF Inspiration magazine second publication

Earlier this year Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis contributed to the Inspiration Magazine which included interviews with our charity Ambassador and IPF patient Tony Gowland and trustee Elizabeth Bray. A second publication of this magazine has now been released and this issue of Inspiration contains a stark view of the realities of IPF and the challenges that […]

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