Northern Region Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

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Keeping well this winter
During the colder months, there might be a higher risk of catching coughs and colds when meeting face-to-face. If you're concerned about this, please contact the group organiser for information about how group members are keeping in touch, and how the group manages infection risk.

Read more about managing pulmonary fibrosis in cold weather.

Being diagnosed and living with a lung condition can be challenging. Support groups offer the opportunity to meet others who understand what you are going through and are open to anyone affected by pulmonary fibrosis - patients, family, carers and friends.

We have a range of speakers on topics such as singing for lung health, keeping active, healthy eating, mental wellbeing, travel insurance and the latest news in research and treatments. Specialist staff are sometimes available for information and advice, and we also arrange informal social events from time to time. Why not come to one of our meetings and check us out?

Contact details

When we meet

Upcoming dates

Thursday 23rd November 2023 1.30-3.30
Thursday 21st December 2023 1.30-3.30

Where we meet

Westerhope community association CIO
The Chute’
Hillhead Road
Newcastle
NE5 1NE

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