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Pituitary Podcast: From The Other Side Of The Fence

One of our volunteer ambassadors has started a podcast series called ‘From the other side of the fence’ to explain about his experiences as a carer and partner of a Cushing’s patient.

Acromegaly Awareness Day video by Dan Jeffries

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. 

Preparing for Brexit: Security of supply for essential medicines and therapies

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. 

Endocrine Nurse Award Winner for 2019 announced

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.

Medical update: Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC)

SMC has accepted hydrocortisone granules for restricted use for the replacement therapy of adrenal insufficiency.

A look back at our Campaigns work

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. 

Acromegaly Focus Group: Film & Report

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.

Update on supplies of Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate (ex Efcortesol)

August 2018 - Concordia International have given their latest update on the supplies of Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate (ex Efcortesol).

Diabetes Insipidus – time to change the name?

Diabetes Insipidus – time to change the name?

Heatwave advice for diabetes insipidus patients

Advice for how diabetes insipidus patients should manage their symptoms in the hot summer weather.