Papworth Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

A mutual support group for patients with pulmonary fibrosis

INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE AWARENESS DAY - 30 March 2017

An Interstitial Lung Disease Awareness Day is taking place at Hinchingbrooke Country Park Countryside Centre on Thursday 30 March 2017.  Starting at 10.00 and finishing at 15.15.

This is a very interesting and informative event and an opportunity to hear about what is happening  with regard to new developments.

Programme

Introduction to the Support Group and Pulmonary Fibrosis- Steve Jones                 10.30 - 10.45

Personal Stories - Personal stories from 3 patients with ILD                                     10.45 - 11.30

Scientific Research Update  - Dr Helen Parfrey, Papworth Hospital                           11.30 - 12.00

New Clinical Trials for Pulmonary Fibrosis - Dr Nicky Simler, Papworth Hospital        12.00 - 12.30

Lunch and informal discussions                                                                           12.30 - 13.30

Cambridge ILD Team and the New Papworth Hospital

     - Dr Muhunthan Thillai,  Papworth Hospital                                                          13.30 - 13.45

Overview of Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis - Roxane Caplan, APF                           13.45 - 14.00

Physiotherapy and Breathlessness Management - Papworth Physiotherapists        14.00 - 14.30

Open Panel for Discussions - Papworth Clinical Team                                              14.30 - 15.00

Wrap-Up of the Day - Steve Jones                                                                            15.00 - 15.15