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What is a Prolactinoma?

A prolactinoma is a prolactin-producing tumour of the pituitary gland. This is a benign tumour, and not a brain tumour or cancer.

Pituitary tumour vs brain tumour

Are pituitary tumours brain tumours?

Statement on PrEP funding decision

Joint statement from the Society for Endocrinology and the Pituitary Foundation on PrEP funding decision 

Chicken Pox for Adrenal Insufficient Patients

Pituitary patients who have adrenal insufficiency and take replacement doses of hydrocortisone or prednisolone are at no greater risk than the general population of catching chicken pox. 

Desmopressin intranasal solution availability

Ferring, who manufacture Desmopressin intranasal solution say that they should have stock of this by the 1st November.

Should I get a vaccine? Our nurse's guide

Pneumococcal vaccine, flu vaccine, shingles vaccine... should you get a vaccine? A guide to vaccines and where to get them by our endocrine nurse.

Heatwave advice

Dealing with high termperatures with pituitary conditions

NHS patient safety alerting system for diabetes insipidus

The NHS has implemented a safety alerting system which should help to minimise the risks for DI patients being denied their desmopressin when in hospital.