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Welcoming our new Medical Committee members

We are delighted that we’ve recently had some new additions to the Committee, meaning we currently have a team of 26, and we’d like to introduce them to you here.

A mum's story of her 4 year old - pituitary awareness

It's been incredible awareness for us to see the story of Emily feature in the Mirror, the Sun and the Mail.

Research Study - Understanding the Needs of Children with Pituitary Conditions

Calling young people - your chance to take part in a research study!

Year in Review

2017 has been another busy year for The Pituitary Foundation, campaigning to raise awareness of key issues facing patients, and providing support to our patient community. 

Pegvisomant is now available in Scotland and Wales

The Pituitary Foundation is delighted to hear that this vital medication will now be made available on the NHS to patients with uncontrolled Acromegaly in Scotland. 

Why I wanted to write ‘Living with Hypopituitarism and other things that happened to come along’

Patient and author, Marilyn Harvey, tells us why she decided to write her book, 'Living with Hypopituitarism and other things that happened to come along’.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust - Patient Seminar Day

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is holding a Pituitary patient seminar event on 10th November 2017 at Britannia Hotel on Portland Street, Manchester. 

Working with opticians to improve diagnosis times for pituitary patients

The Pituitary Foundation is currently running a campaign with optometrists to raise awareness and try to decrease diagnosis times. Here we have a story from patient, Phil, who talks about being diagnosed immediately by his optician.

Training for marathons and other endurance events for patients with adrenal insufficiency

For those patients who are taking part in marathon events, we provide general guidance to help you keep safe and well whilst running.

Changes to ambulance staff guidelines for treating adrenal crisis

During the last nine months The Foundation has been involved in a review process of the guidelines for adrenal crisis produced by The Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee. We are delighted to announce that our recommendations have been incorporated to the UK manual.