November 1st 2018 was another Acromegaly Awareness Day. To help raise awareness and to celebrate the people affected by this extraordinary condition, one of our volunteers and author of 'Me, Myself and Eye' put together this short but insightful video.
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Ensuring pituitary patients have security of supply for their essential medicines and therapies: Westminster’s Commons Select Committee on Health and Social Care is conducting an inquiry into Brexit preparations for a possible No-Deal outcome on 29 March 2019.
Congratulations to the winner of the Endocrine Nurse Award for 2019, Alison Milne, Endocrine Nurse Specialist at NHS Grampian’s JJR Macleod Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology in Aberdeen.
The Research House is an independent Market Research agency and we have received information from them requesting help with a research study for Growth Hormone Deficiency patients.
SMC has accepted hydrocortisone granules for restricted use for the replacement therapy of adrenal insufficiency.
Vaccination against pneumonia and influenza is commonly given to groups, such as the elderly or very young, or those who are most at risk. Read more here.
Over the past five years, and beyond, The Pituitary Foundation has organised many proactive campaigns covering a number of key issues for patients. Themes have included: supporting earlier diagnosis, health care professionals’ education, emergency care and issues around quality of life.
On the 23rd May 2018 The Pituitary Foundation organised a focus group of Acromegaly patients, around the holistic management of Acromegaly. Find out more here.
Mick tells us his experiences of being diagnosed with acromegaly.
August 2018 - Concordia International have given their latest update on the supplies of Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate (ex Efcortesol).