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 registered charity and patient support organization raising the profile of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and providing help and information for people who are diagnosed and living with this disease in Ireland.

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  • 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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  • Featured News

    PH consultants take to the pedals for patients

    Commencing Thursday 28th September, consultants from specialist PH centres across Ireland and the UK will cycle from Sheffield to Dublin to show support for patients and raise money for the PHA UK. The Irish contingent will be our own Prof. Sean Gaine and Dr. Brian McCullagh of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit, Mater Hospital. This […]

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    22nd Sep 23

    Patient Meeting Dublin June 29th

    A further patient meeting has been confirmed for Dublin on Thursday June 29th. Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown Time: 1130:1330 Tea/Coffee wil be served on arrival. Please advise if you are planning to attend by email to – martinbreen@mater.ie.

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    13th Jun 23

    PHA Ireland 2023 AGM Report

    The AGM of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association – Ireland took place in Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown on Saturday April 22nd. The event was very well attended with over 75 people present. The overall event was sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Following introductory remarks by Martin Breen, the first session was a Q&A session between Prof. Sean […]

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    4th May 23

    World PH Day 2023

    On this Friday, May 5th, 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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    3rd May 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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