Welcome to your support group

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Welcome to the St. George’s ILD Support Group which is open to patients, relatives and friends. You are all welcome to join us for a regular, friendly and supportive chat over a coffee or tea.

In addition to undertaking various Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) techniques and exercises, we will have Q&A with invited Guest speakers who will discuss a number of relevant topics concerning living with ILD. The group meets on the 3rd Monday, once a month. The first meeting of the 2017-2018 season took place on Monday 18 September – details of our next meeting are below.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us by using the contact form on this website.

We look forward to meet you at our next meeting.


Next Meeting

Stephen Wybourn
Stephen Wybourn

Topic: ‘Writing for wellbeing – Pt 2’

Presented by: Stephen Wybourn

Senior lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
at Kingston and St George’s University London

Date: Monday 21 May 2018
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Meeting location: Atkinson Morley gym

Upcoming topics and dates for your diary in 2018

  • “Better understanding of the various long term conditions of all ILD’s”
  • “Memory and techniques”
  • “Support for the newly diagnosed and emergency pack for exacerbation prevention”
  • “Symptom Management for ILD Patients”
  • “Understanding medications (in all its forms)”
  • “Connective tissue and Lupus disorders”
  • “Pacing for improved energy levels”
  • “The year in review” presented by Anne-Marie Russel – NIHR Clinical Research Fellow
  • “Diet and ILD”

Last edited: 22 April 2018