Making the XLH Patient Stories

Making the XLH Patient Stories

In 2023, XLH UK collaborated with Joe Bonnell, a photographic ethnographer, and filmmaker Rachel Lewis to capture the stories of some of the XLH community. I sat down with Sarah Mitson, Chair of XLH UK, to explore the motivation behind commissioning these powerful...

International XLH Alliance Patient Group Meeting

The day before the 3rd International XLH Symposium took place in Dublin, we had a meeting of XLH patient groups from around the world, hosted by International XLH Alliance. Oliver Gardiner led several sessions as co-chair of XLH Alliance and trustees Sarah Mitson and...

3rd International XLH Symposium

The 3rd International XLH Symposium took place on the 1st July at University College, Dublin. The final session of the day was ‘Global Health Disparities and Access to Care’, where Oliver Gardiner presented results from the IXLHA International Patient Survey. There...

Status Update

Hi all, there have been lots of developments in the last 4 months that I am keen to share with you. Firstly, earlier in the year we joined NICE’s Scientific Advice committee to offer insights and advice on experiences and challenges that adults with XLH are faced...

Call to all adults with XLH

NICE is currently deciding on who can get access to new treatments like burosumab in England and Wales. To do this, NICE needs more evidence for how XLH affects patients’ lives today. Because it is a rare disease, there is a big gap in our understanding. One way...