RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards

The Northern Trust Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group is delighted to inform you that on the 8th February 2022 we received our certificate of incorporation from Companies House. We are also a fully registered charity with the Charity Commission Charity Number NIC109094. We are delighted to inform you that we have purchased our first respite facility at Causeway Coast Holiday Park, Clare Road, Ballycastle and named it Puffin Lodge. This is the only respite for pulmonary fibrosis sufferers and their families in Ireland.

We have appointed 4 new Directors ( Chairman Tom McMillan, Secretary Mrs Judith Byrne, Mrs Pat Gorman and Mrs Una McMillan), to run our charity, and an honorary President (Dr Eoin Murtagh). We have also appointed Ambassadors from around Northern Ireland (Clare Donohoe, Karen Crawford, Shauna Lynch, Janet Bamford, Royce Balmer, Jennifer Ainsfield and Donna Cooney). We are delighted to have Julie Hesmondhalgh as our first Patron of our charity.

We have also appointed Ambassadors from around Northern Ireland (Clare Donohoe, Karen Crawford, Shauna Lynch, Janet Bamford, Royce Balmer and Donna Cooney).

Our Enniskillen based Ambassador worked hard with her husband and other to organise a fundraiser in Enniskillen and provided the following update: