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EmPHAsis on Air: The new PHA UK podcast

It's been a long time coming, but the new podcast from the PHA UK is finally here.

19 October 2021

PHA UK co-founder receives prestigious national recognition

Dr Iain Armstrong was high commended for his work developing the EmPHasis-10 quality of life measure.

14 October 2021

How to get involved in PH Week 2021

PH Awareness Week is back for 2021 and we need your help to put pulmonary hypertension under the spotlight.

4 October 2021

Your right to rehab: Pledge your support for our campaign

Pledge your support for a new PHA UK campaign to ensure people with pulmonary hypertension get fair access to rehabilitation.

7 September 2021

Important message about blood test tube shortages

A statement from consultant pharmacist and PHA UK associate Dr Neil Hamilton.

2 September 2021

New web area to help with decisions around work

A new PHA UK web area has been launched to help people make decisions about working with pulmonary hypertension.

1 September 2021

Challenge dedication sheets now available

Wearable dedication sheets for people taking on fundraising challenges for the PHA UK are now available to order.

18 August 2021

Pet show fundraiser winners revealed

Following a week of public voting, the lucky winners of our online fundraising pet show have been revealed.

9 August 2021

Over 1000 responses to pandemic research surveys

Our surveys to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the PH community have now closed, with over 1000 responses received.

2 August 2021

PHA UK co-founder shortlisted for national award

PHA UK co-founder and chair Dr Iain Armstrong has been named as a finalist in the ‘Innovations in your Specialty’ category of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Nursing Awards.

28 June 2021

New fundraisers launched for pet lovers

The PHA UK has launched two pet-themed fundraisers to appeal to animal lovers looking to support people with PH this summer.

14 June 2021

New research to understand impact of pandemic

The PHA UK has launched new research to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people affected by pulmonary hypertension.

7 June 2021

Research reveals support for robotic heart proposal

A survey amongst the UK pulmonary hypertension community has shown overwhelming support for the development of a soft robotic heart that aims to reduce deaths from heart failure.

3 June 2021

New online group for people affected by loss due to PH

A new private Facebook group has been set up for those who have experienced loss due to pulmonary hypertension.

4 May 2021

The Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots: Understanding the latest information

Our reaction to the announcement that those under 30 will be offered alternatives to the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

8 April 2021

Song launched in celebration of Will

A song recorded by Will Acres just before his death from pulmonary hypertension has been released by his family to mark his birthday.

30 March 2021

Shaping the future of health and care

Members of the public are being urged to share their views on healthcare as part of an online listening event.

25 March 2021

Survey seeks thoughts on proposed study into PH treatment

The PHA UK has launched a new survey to help researchers who are looking at the use of cutting-edge remote monitoring technology to help patients get the best results from their medication.

18 March 2021

New issue of Emphasis now available

The spring 2021 issue of our member magazine is out now, available in print and online.

17 March 2021

New service to help our members through difficult times

Our new Listening Line gives members dedicated telephone time with a PH professional to talk through any worries or concerns.

26 February 2021

New resource to help people prepare for benefits assessments

A new resource, published by the PHA UK, aims to help people prepare effectively for their benefits assessment.

22 February 2021