Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Support for IPF

There is a range of support available to you, including our pulmonary fibrosis support groups and IPF support service.

Pulmonary fibrosis support groups

Being diagnosed and living with a lung condition can be challenging. Our support groups can help you to make new friends who know what you're going through, and get lots of information about pulmonary fibrosis.

Find out more about our Pulmonary fibrosis support groups

IPF support service

We have a free service for people living with IPF, their family and carers. Our IPF support service runs for 6 months when you’ll talk to our IPF specialist advisor about topics important to you.

Read about our IPF support service

Looking after yourself

If you have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), there’s a lot you can do to look after yourself by leading a healthy lifestyle.

Why not have a look at our tips about looking after yourself

Our helpline

You can always call our helpline on 03000 030 555 to find out more about IPF, ask about medication or simply to talk to someone.

Find out how our helpline can help you

If you have concerns or need advice, call our helpline on 03000 030 555 between 9am and 5pm on a weekday or email them.

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Last medically reviewed: August 2019. Due for review: August 2022

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.