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Why you shouldn’t miss our 2017 National Pituitary Conference

“From listening to all the speakers, my life took on a new perspective”

For those of you that aren’t aware, one of The Pituitary Foundation’s support services includes the Pituitary Conferences that are held every 18 months. This event is an opportunity to learn more about pituitary conditions directly from expert medical speakers, and to meet with over 200 other patients. 

A day in the life of Jay

Senior Fundraising Manager, Jay Sheppard, tells us more about himself and why he is so passionate about fundraising.

Endocrine Specialist Nurse Vacancy

We are looking for an Endocrine Specialist Nurse, with experience predominantly in pituitary disease, to join our charity’s Patient and Family Services Team.

Adrenal Insufficiency: Improving Paramedic Practice

Advanced Paramedic, Andy Baines, talks about acute adrenal insufficiency and how it can be ineffectively managed in pre-hospital settings.

Gigantism - BBC Radio 4 feature on the Irish giants

BBC Radio 4 will be exploring the link between an 18th century skeleton in the Hunterian Museum and Brendan Holland in County Tyrone. Brendan reached a height of 6’10” was diagnosed with gigantism.

Open Q&A Webinar with Professor John Newell-Price

Join us for the open Q&A on the 22nd August at 3pm with Professor John Newell-Price, Endocrinologist at the University of Sheffield, who will be answering as many questions as possible during the webinar. 

Survey of Anosmia in Endocrine patients

We would be extremely grateful if you could spare a few moments to complete this short survey based on the loss of taste and smell (anosmia) in endocrine patients after surgery.

The visual impact of pituitary tumours

One of the key effects of a pituitary tumour which can lead to diagnosis is where it is interfering with eyesight. Dr Denize Atan discusses the visual impact of pituitary tumours. 

Lauren - Why I'm campaigning for The Pituitary Foundation

Acromegaly patient Lauren tells us why she's inspired to raise awareness for The Pituitary Foundation.

"What if I'm not cured?"

Dr Niki Karavitaki and Dr John Ayuk discuss the options for further treatment if pituitary removal through surgery is not successful.