The Pituitary Foundation

The Pituitary Foundation

Charity information

The Pituitary Foundation

We're here for anyone affected by pituitary conditions.

We give support, information and we bring people together.

We provide information to health professionals and we campaign to raise awareness of issues facing pituitary patients, their families and carers.

We offer a telephone support Helpline which is covered by our award winning Endocrine Nurse Specialist, we have a Peer Support system, Local Support Groups around the UK & ROI.

Founded 1996

  • Mission statement

    The Pituitary Foundation is a national support and information organisation for pituitary patients, their families, friends and carers. We are the UK's leading charity providing support to people affected by disorders of the pituitary gland such as Acromegaly, Cushing's, Prolactinoma, Diabetes Insipidus and Hypopituitarism.

    The Pituitary Foundation operates throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. We are a membership organisation and have in the region of 2,300 subscribed members. We are a relatively small charity, with ten members of staff and supporting our work we have a team of 100 volunteers across the country.

    The Pituitary Foundation's Objectives are to:

    To promote the relief and treatment of persons suffering from pituitary disorders and related conditions and diseases, and their families, friends and carers, and to provide information and support;
    To promote and support research and to disseminate for the public benefit the results of any such research.
    To do this, The Pituitary Foundation's aims to:

    Continue to be known as a supportive and caring organisation.
    Continue to provide a quality service.
    Raise awareness of The Pituitary Foundation and pituitary disease within both the medical profession and general public.
    Make our patient support services more accessible.
    Continue developing our publications to provide quality information to patients, carers, families and health care professionals.
    Support, develop and raise awareness of our network of local suppor

  • Aims

    The Pituitary Foundation aims to:

    • To promote the relief and treatment of persons suffering from pituitary disorders and related conditions and diseases, and their families, friends and carers, and to provide information and support;
    • To promote and support research and to disseminate for the public benefit the results of any such research.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1996

    Registered Charity Number: 1058968

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 8

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 120

    Phone number: 01173701314

    Address: 86 COLSTON STREET BS1 5BB

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