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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  • Our Current Fundraiser


    PH Consultants Pedal for PH

    Please support Prof. Sean Gaine and Dr. Brian McCullagh of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit as they cycle 250 miles / 400 Km from Sheffield to Belfast onto Dublin in aid of PHA Ireland. If you feel able to dontate please visit our JustGiving page


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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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  • PHA Ireland on Twitter

  • Featured News

    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

    PH consultants take to the pedals for patients

    Update: This event is now complete and we want to congratulate Prof. Gaine, Dr. McCullagh and their UK colleagues on their endurance cycle battling fatigue and the elements to make it through to the finishing line at the Mater Hospital 3 days and 400Km on from their departure from Sheffield. We particularly want to offer […]

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    22nd Sep 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
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