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The PBC Foundation is the only UK based organisation that specifically deals with PBC.

Collette's Blog

Collette's Blog

  •   The benefits of movement; from dog walking to flying across the English Channel.

    The benefits of movement; from dog walking to flying across the English Channel.

    Posted: Aug 24th, 2015

    The lovely holiday that I enjoyed so much in Northern Ireland in June feels not so much a recent event but rather that it happened many long months ago.  Shortly afterward the trip, I had to undergo surgery to my ankle, which...
  • SaBTO Hepatitis E virus and solid organ transplantation

    SaBTO Hepatitis E virus and solid organ transplantation

    Posted: Aug 21st, 2015

    The following information was circulation by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) in relation to the Hep E virus. You can download the files below; Letter to Patient Support Group re Hep E SABTO...
  • International PBC Day 2015

    International PBC Day 2015

    Posted: Aug 19th, 2015

    PBC Day is a fantastic opportunity for us all to raise awareness of this condition, raise funds and to bring together our community. This year the theme is Movement as Medicine, promoting the benefits of 30 minutes of physical activity...
  • Opportunity for children of Scottish members

    Opportunity for children of Scottish members

    Posted: Aug 17th, 2015

    We have an exciting new opportunity for our members in Scotland, or rather their children or grandchildren. On the weekend of 9-11th October (starting at 14:00hrs on the 9th), we are holding a weekend of activities, personal development...
  • Clinical Trial opportunity: Rituximab

    Clinical Trial opportunity: Rituximab

    Posted: Aug 10th, 2015

    The RITPBC trial, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, which investigates the use of rituximab as a treatment for severe fatigue in PBC is due to close to recruitment in October 2015. Anyone who has been considering taking part and is keen...