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

    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

    PHull Bull Tri – in action

    This striking video captures the effort and endurance exerted in the PHull Bull Tri at Bull Island on Sunday 19th September to highlight the normal physical endurance that Pulmonary Hypertension so cruelly steals from those who suffer from this debilitating disease. Patrick Corkery, past sufferer from PH & an English Channel swimmer joined with the […]

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    24th Sep 21

    PHéileacán Newsletter Winter 2020

    The Winter 2020 edition of PHéileacán is available here. Full of information for PH sufferers and their families the contents include: Progress with developments in PH Introducing the PAHTool Update on Research – Managing breathlessness during physical activity Looking forward to better times – Holidays and PH Learning to Live with COVID Fundraising events Life […]

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    23rd Dec 20
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