Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

  • What is Pulmonary Hypertension

    NPHU Ireland

    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs (pulmonary= lungs; hypertension= high blood pressure). PH is classified into 5 different groups, depending on the underlying cause and predicted response to......

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  • National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

    NPHU Ireland

    With the support of the Mater Misericordiae Hospital and the ERHA, a specialised centre for pulmonary hypertension was established at the Mater Hospital in 2003. The PH unit is the national referral and treatment centre for those diagnosed with PH in Ireland....

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  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association Ireland

    PHA Ireland

    PHA Ireland was established in 2005 as a patient support organization raising the profile of pulmonary hypertension and providing help and information for people who are diagnosed and living with this disease in Ireland and their carers/families. It is under the auspices of The Mater Hospital Foundation

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  • Recent Fundraisers

    Martin Breen, PHA Ireland and the Consultant team from the National PH Unit have recently been involved in key fundraising activities for the support of PH patients and the raising of awareness of the pulmonary hypertension disease. Use the links below to read about our two most recent fundraisers and if you wish to support the activities of PHA Ireland please use the 'DONATE NOW' button at the top of our website to make a donation.

    Golf Classic 2024
    PH Consultants pedalling for PH
  • Pulmonary Hypertension & Exercise

    PH & Exercise

    There are numerous positive effects of physical activity and exercise on health, including improved muscle strength, bone denisty and walking distance. Furthermore physical activity can contribute to overall wellbeing and improve sleep, reduce fatigue and assist with weight management, translating to a better quality of life.....

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  • ‘PHull Bull’ Triathlon 2021

  • Featured News

    Golf Classic 2024 Report

    Friday May 31st was a beautiful sunny Friday at Rathfarnham Golf Club which was the location for the inaugural PHA Golf Classic. There were 12 teams playing in four-balls commencing at 13:30 with 10 minute intervals between teams. The course was in magnificent condition with the annual Pro-am having been played there the previous week. […]

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    2nd Jul 24

    2024 Golf Classic

    Martin Breen is organising a Golf Classic in aid of PHA Ireland & the Mater Hospital Foundation.

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    18th Apr 24

    World PH Day 2024

    On Sunday, May 5th 2024, people around the world will participate in World PH (Pulmonary Hypertension) Day to raise awareness of this frequently misdiagnosed disease, advocate for access to PH diagnosis, treatment and care and celebrate the lives of those living with PH. Our thoughts are with our members, their families, friends & carers who […]

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    24th Apr 24

    PHA UK Magazine emphasis

    Over the years PHA Ireland has been supported by our colleagues across the water in PHA UK, the charity for UK pulmonary hypertension sufferers. We have shared forums in Ireland, the UK and Europe with the PHA UK team and where possible coordinated our efforts in support of PH awareness and patient support and foresee […]

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    8th Nov 23

    Pulmonary Hypertension Rehabilitation Programme

    To coincide with Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Week 2021, PHA Ireland are delighted to introduce a bespoke Pulmonary Hypertension (exercise) rehabilitation programme. Devised specifically for Pulmonary Hypertension patients by Ciara McCormack, an expert clinical exercise physiologist, it aims to provide PH patients with an opportunity to engage in some light exercises within their own home to […]

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    29th Oct 21

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