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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.  

Mike's story - 25 years on

One of our Volunteers, Mike, talks about his experience of diagnosis 25 years ago and how his life has changed since.

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.

Jackie's story - Cyber knife

In January, I experienced Cyber Knife and wanted to tell my story not for negatives but to help others.

A rugby player’s pituitary journey

A rugby player's story of trying to get back to his normal life after diagnosis.

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.

Hydrocortisone regime – Gail’s story

Gail tells us about her new hydrocortisone regime and the reasons behind this.

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.