Thu, 2nd April 2020, 12:40 PM

We understand that many people born with OA/TOF (and families of those born with the conditions) are concerned about the fast-evolving situation caused by the coronavirus. (Please note:This page is updated regularly as new information becomes available.  Please...

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Welcome to our new TLC’s!

Tue, 24th March 2020, 04:43 PM

Fantastic news, more TOFS’ local contacts (TLCs) to support you in your area!   Our TLCs are a small group of volunteer members, all parents, with experience of caring for a TOF child on a day-to-day basis. Spread across the UK, TLCs are available to...

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Meeting the Gastroenterologists

Mon, 16th March 2020, 11:57 AM

As part of our efforts to raise awareness of OA/TOF where it counts most – amongst healthcare professionals who have TOFs amongst their patients – we recently went along to the BSPGHAN (British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology,...

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Swallowing Awareness Day!

Mon, 9th March 2020, 01:06 PM

It's Swallowing Awareness Day on18 March 2020, and this is a hugely significant day for those born with OA/ TOF.  Due to surgery and resulting strictures, dysphagia is an ongoing problem for many and can range from issues with certain problem food and liquids to a...

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Thank you for helping us make Awareness Week 2020 great!

Mon, 2nd March 2020, 09:00 AM

As you will be aware, the TOFS 2020 Awareness Week ran from 24th February - 1st March, and what a week it was!  We are truly amazed by all of your efforts in spreading the word about OA and TOF to the community and medical professionals.     It's been...

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Online survey shows prevalence of anxiety higher amongst Adult TOFs than the general population

Thu, 27th February 2020, 10:10 AM

Last year, two MSc students in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath, Lia Clarke and Caitlin Rabone, conducted research into the psychological wellbeing of adults born with OA/TOF.  They were supervised by Dr Vuokko Wallace (an Adult TOF), who is...

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