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New support group set up in Nottingham with our help

One of our key charity aims is to help set up new pulmonary fibrosis support groups around the UK so that everyone who needs help can have easy access to it. We have just helped to set up another new support group in Nottingham. This group is run by respiratory nurse Julie Morgan and the inaugural […]

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Pulmonary Fibrosis ‘Meet The Experts’ off to a flying start in Leeds

The first of three ‘Meet The Experts’ events for IPF patients and carers, jointly organised by Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and the BLF, got off to a flying start in Leeds this week (Monday, November 10th) when more than 75 people attended. The day provided a mix of information and education with plenty of opportunity […]

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Young and old raise awareness of pulmonary fibrosis

The Nothern Region IPF support group held two different events of bubble blowing to raise awareness of pulmonary fibrosis during IPF Week last week. The first event was with the residents of Homedowne House where their weekly coffee morning takes place – these residents were aged between 60 and 90.

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Action helps set up new IPF support group in Oxford

We are pleased to have been able to help set up a new pulmonary fibrosis support group in Oxford. We attended the first meeting last Tuesday, 30th September where around 30 patients and relatives enjoyed getting together, sharing stories and getting support – as well as eating delicious cakes!

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West Midlands ILD support group raise IPF awareness in Solihull

By Geraldine Burge, ILD Nurse On 28th September the Midlands ILD support group met to raise awareness of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis for IPF Week. Our group is open to all people affected by all fibrotic lung conditions throughout the Midlands, spanning Hereford, Coventry, Halesowen, Solihull, Warwick and Greater Birmingham.

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