News

  • Successful collaboration between TOFS and EAT benefits TOF/OA patients worldwide

    Published: Wed, 5th December 2018, 12:58 PM TOFS is a founder member of EAT, the European Federation of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula Support Groups which welcomes associate member groups from all parts of the world.  Secretary of TOFS, Graham Slate ... [Read more]
  • ESPGHAN recommends regular monitoring to check for reflux in patients with TOF/OA

    Published: Tue, 27th November 2018, 09:00 AM In the Spring 2017 edition of our newsletter, Chew, we published a summary of the guidelines that had been issued by ESPGHAN in late 2016, regarding the evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal and nutritional compli ... [Read more]
  • Does your 5-12 year old child have Oesophageal Atresia? Please complete our Survey

    Published: Mon, 19th November 2018, 10:05 AM The TaPSOn study is now recruiting parents of 5-12 year-old children with OA/TOF. Dr Wallace at the University of Bath is particularly welcoming responses from fathers! There have been nearly 40 responses already. Thank you ... [Read more]
  • Charity Christmas Cards now for sale

    Published: Fri, 16th November 2018, 09:00 AM Charity Christmas Cards in aid of TOFS now for sale £8 for 20 cards and envelopes with FREE 2nd class postage in UK You can now purchase these fabulous Christmas Cards in aid of TOFS, and with delightful photos of som ... [Read more]
  • Meet our London Marathon 2019 Runners

    Published: Wed, 14th November 2018, 12:36 PM LEE BARNARD 'I was born with TOF in 1979 at St Mary's Hospital in Greater Manchester and was operated on the day after. Since then, I've had a few health issues. I had half of my left lung removed in 1983 after choking and floo ... [Read more]
  • Patients and healthcare professionals wanted for CONCORD Focus Groups

    Published: Wed, 7th November 2018, 12:12 PM CONCORD (CoOrdiNated Care Of Rare Disease) is a research study which aims to investigate how care of people with rare diseases is coordinated in the UK and how patients, their families, and the health care professionals who c ... [Read more]
  • Three useful cards - available NOW!

    Published: Thu, 1st November 2018, 10:00 AM These useful little cards are just the thing for certain situations that many TOF/OA families and TOF Adults understand well! Request your copies from the TOFS office now, by emailing info@tofs.org.uk.  Please include which ... [Read more]
  • TOFS - collaborating with the PROFS - in Berlin!

    Published: Wed, 31st October 2018, 09:00 AM The ERNICA Surgery and Follow-up Consensus Guidelines workshop - in consultation with TOFS and other European patient support groups - was held in Berlin last week.  The workshop was attended by a number of eminent pae ... [Read more]
  • TOFS engage with Medics at Conference 2018

    Published: Mon, 29th October 2018, 09:58 AM Excellent meeting with Medics at TOFS Conference 2018, Coventry The recent TOFS Conference at Coventry was well attended by various healthcare professionals.  Some of them took part in a lunchtime meeting of the TOFS&nb ... [Read more]
  • Photo request by the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative

    Published: Wed, 24th October 2018, 01:02 PM Regular readers of Chew and those of you who attended our TOFS Conference 2018 in Coventry will know all about our mission to actively engage with medics.   Some of you may have seen a poster display about current r ... [Read more]
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