ELF Patient Organisation Network

The ELF Patient Organisation Network is open to all and includes respiratory patient organisations in Europe.

Search for patient organisations, either by region, country or disease, using the filters below. More detailed information is available for the patient organisations that have provided them.

Are you a respiratory patient organisation working in Europe? Would you like to be part of the network? Please take 5 minutes to tell us about your organisation, and we will add you to our network.

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National Aspergillosis Centre Patient Support (NAC CARES)
National Aspergillosis Centre Patient Support (NAC CARES)

National Aspergillosis Centre Patient Support (NAC CARES)

The National Aspergillosis Centre Patients Support group Is funded by the NHS to improve awareness, give support & advice, provide a community for aspergillosis patients and support research.


Covers:

  • Aspergillosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Upper airways diseases

https://aspergillosis.org
National Asthma Council Australia
National Asthma Council Australia

National Asthma Council Australia

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) is a national not-for-profit advisory body for health professionals dedicated to the treatment of asthma and related conditions.


Covers:

  • Adult asthma
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Childhood asthma

http://www.nationalasthma.org.au
NTM Info & Research, Inc.
NTM Info & Research, Inc.

NTM Info & Research, Inc.

Our mission is to save and improve lives through research, education, early detection, and improved treatments for people with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease. By supporting innovative research, working with patients and support groups, engaging our constituencies to increase awareness of the disease, providing education opportunities for patients and healthcare providers, and demonstrating leadership at all levels to meet our goals, we strive to accelerate the development of new treatments that will help patients, and build a stronger network of doctors who are well-versed in treating this disease.


Covers:

  • Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria

www.ntminfo.org
Offene Akademie & Patienten-Bibliothek gemeinnützige GmbH (OAKAD)
Offene Akademie & Patienten-Bibliothek gemeinnützige GmbH (OAKAD)

Offene Akademie & Patienten-Bibliothek gemeinnützige GmbH (OAKAD)

Open Academy & Patient-Library non profit GmbH

The OAKAD and patient library would like to support the establishment and maintenance of patient self-help groups and contribute to the transfer of skills and knowledge.

www.Patienten-Bibliothek.de

www.Patienten-Bibliothek.org


Covers:

  • Acute lower respiratory infections
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Adult asthma
  • Allergies
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • ChILD
  • Childhood asthma
  • COPD
  • Cough
  • COVID-19
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • LAM
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease in children
  • Lung surgery
  • Lung transplantation
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Other lung diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Rare and orphan lung disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Upper airways diseases

www.Patienten-Bibliothek.de
Österreichische Lungenunion (ÖLU)
Österreichische Lungenunion (ÖLU)

Österreichische Lungenunion (ÖLU)

Austrian Lung Union (ÖLU)

Covers:

  • Acute lower respiratory infections
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Adult asthma
  • Allergies
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • ChILD
  • Childhood asthma
  • COPD
  • Cough
  • COVID-19
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • LAM
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease in children
  • Lung surgery
  • Lung transplantation
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Other lung diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Rare and orphan lung disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Upper airways diseases

www.lungenunion.at
Patientenorganisation Lungenemphysem – COPD Deutschland
Patientenorganisation Lungenemphysem – COPD Deutschland

Patientenorganisation Lungenemphysem – COPD Deutschland

Patient organisation Pulmonary Emphysema – COPD Germany

Covers:

  • COPD

www.lungenemphysem-copd.de
Patiëntenvereniging longtransplantatie UZ Leuven (HALO vzw)
Patiëntenvereniging longtransplantatie UZ Leuven (HALO vzw)

Patiëntenvereniging longtransplantatie UZ Leuven (HALO vzw)

Lung Transplant Patient Association, Belgium

Covers:

  • Lung transplantation

www.halovzw.info
Patients Advice & Meeting (PRT)
Patients Advice & Meeting (PRT)

Patients Advice & Meeting (PRT)

PRT organises lectures, campaigns and courses on various topics in the field of health. PRT is also a contact point for all citizens who have questions about health issues, living wills and patients' rights. We have made it our business to answer your questions about "patients' rights" and "patient wills" as best we can.


Covers:

  • Sarcoidosis

http://www.patientenrat.be
PCD Support UK
PCD Support UK

PCD Support UK

We are PCD Support UK. We're here for those affected by PCD, we talk about PCD as widely as possible and we champion research to improve its diagnosis, management.

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare, genetic disease affecting around 1 in 15,000 people in the UK. It is caused by abnormal motile cilia (motile cilia are the microscopic hairs that beat in the airways, sweeping secretions out of the respiratory tract). PCD can affect the lungs, nose, sinuses, ears and fertility.


Covers:

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)

www.pcdsupport.org.uk
Polish Federation of Asthma, Allergy and COPD Patients’ Associations
Polish Federation of Asthma, Allergy and COPD Patients’ Associations

Polish Federation of Asthma, Allergy and COPD Patients’ Associations

The purpose of the Federation is to represent the interests of people suffering from asthma, allergic diseases and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, defending their rights and freedoms, coordinating activities in this area and creating conditions for the full and active participation of people suffering from asthma, allergic diseases and COPD in social life.


Covers:

  • Acute lower respiratory infections
  • Adult asthma
  • Allergies
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • COVID-19
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Upper airways diseases

https://www.astma-alergia-pochp.pl/
Prolong
Prolong

Prolong

PROLONG VZW is an initiative by and for people with lung cancer or lung adenocarcinoma (mesothelioma) and their loved ones, who want to support each other and encourage contact between fellow sufferers by organising various activities. We are active all over Flanders (Belgium).


Covers:

  • Lung cancer

https://www.prolong.be/
Pulmonālās hipertensijas biedrība (PHB)
Pulmonālās hipertensijas biedrība (PHB)

Pulmonālās hipertensijas biedrība (PHB)

Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Latvia

Covers:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

www.phlatvia.lv
Pulmonale Hypertensie vzw (PH vzw)
Pulmonale Hypertensie vzw (PH vzw)

Pulmonale Hypertensie vzw (PH vzw)

Pulmonary Hypertension vzw


Covers:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

www.ph-vzw.be
Pulmonary Fibrosis Northern Ireland (PFNI)
Pulmonary Fibrosis Northern Ireland (PFNI)

Pulmonary Fibrosis Northern Ireland (PFNI)

The PFNI was set up by respiratory consultant Eoin Murtagh and specialist respiratory nurse Pat Gorman in 1995. We provide support, guidance, advice and signposting to sufferers of pulmonary fibrosis and their families from all over Northern Ireland. We have recently become a charity and are working to provide a bespoke respite facility for sufferers and their families. We work with all five health trusts here and also form part of the all party working group on lung health for our nation.


Covers:

  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease

https://pulmonaryfibrosisni.co.uk/
Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust (PFT), UK
Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust (PFT), UK

Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust (PFT), UK

Our aim is to offer support and comfort for those affected by pulmonary fibrosis.


Covers:

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

www.pftrust.org
Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)
Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK (PHA UK)

From its launch in the year 2000, the PHA UK has now grown to almost 4,500 members. Our community is like no other; a unique group of people committed to supporting each other and raising awareness of this serious condition in the hope of one day, finding a cure.


Covers:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

www.phauk.org
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Ukraine (PHA Ukraine)
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Ukraine (PHA Ukraine)

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Ukraine (PHA Ukraine)


Covers:

  • Lung transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

http://PHA Ukraine
Pulmonary Hypertension Association, USA
Pulmonary Hypertension Association, USA

Pulmonary Hypertension Association, USA


Covers:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

www.phassociation.org