Improving care for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in the UK: A round table discussion

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  • Clare Kendall
  • Lisa G. Spencer
  • Nick Screaton
  • William A. Wallace
  • Hilary Pinnock
  • Julia Bott
  • Lucy Pigram
  • Sarah Watson
  • Ann B. Millar

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • University of Birmingham
  • North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Papworth Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust
  • Department of Pathology
  • Allergy and Respiratory Research Group
  • Respiratory Care Team
  • Royal Brompton Hospital
  • NHS England
  • University of Bristol


This article is the result of a round table discussion held at BMA House. Its purpose is to outline the challenges facing both patients and doctors in managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. A number of recommendations for service development and research have been identified.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1136-1140
Number of pages5
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014

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