Papworth Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

A mutual support group for patients with pulmonary fibrosis

Latest News

Gift of Life

Following a successful lung transplant carried out at Papworth Hospital, Steve Jones, IPF Support Group Chairman, was interviewed by Cambridge Evening News. To view the article please click on the link below. [...] Read more

Butchers' Ball

Report by Ron Flewett, Chairman of the IPF Support Group. The Butchers' Association in Spalding hold an annual ball every November. Their aim is to raise money for charity. Having heard of my plight and along with my close links with the people of Spalding, they wanted to help and chose the British Lung Foundation as their charity. The event was [...] Read more

Picnic at Hinchingbrooke Park - July 2015 - Pictures

Please go to the Newsletter page where you will see the link to the pictures.

1/2 Marathon Walk

1/2 Marathon Walk

On May 8th at approx 7.30 Ron Flewett and some members of the Papworth IPF Support Group will be leaving Papworth on a 1/2 marathon walk to raise awareness and funds for Papworth IPF Support Group. They will be arriving at The Hub, Cambourne at 13.20 - 13.30. Below is a link to their proposed route. [...] Read more

Hub Meeting

A lively IIPF Support Group meeting was held at the Hub, Cambourne, on 12 September 2014. Our guest speaker was Lesley Cuthbert from The Carers' Trust, Cambridgeshire. This proved very interesting for all and Lesley had many people making enquiries afterwards.

Picnic in the Park - 18 July 2015

After last year's successful picnic in Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, another has been arranged for Saturday 18th July as a social event to which family and friends are also invited. The Countryside Centre will be open for our exclusive use from 1pm until 4.30pm. Hot drinks (tea/coffee) will be available throughout the afternoon and are [...] Read more

Waitrose Community Matters

At Papworth Hospital, on Tuesday 27 May 2014, Kevin Woolstenholmes from Waitrose Community Matters presented a cheque for £437.00 to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Support Group. A big thank you to Waitrose for their generous support. We would also like to thank Joe Cornish who liaised with Waitrose. Dr Parfrey and members of the Support Group [...] Read more

Wellbeing Day Success

The Rotary Club of St. Neots held a "Wellbeing" day on Saturday 5th April in association with Stroke Awareness and Diabetes UK. The event was held in the United Reformed Church and we were offered two tables; one for IPF and the other for "Save 5" organ donation. We set up our tables with leaflets and booklets and two Banners provided for us by [...] Read more

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