Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

PHéileacán – 2018 Newsletter

From Haulbowline to Patrick Street to Cobh Leisure  Centre – Cork, from patient & family support meetings to the English Channel to Nice and Nuremberg, from the National Unit at the Mater Hospital to Dáil Éireann  it’s been a PHenomenal year for PHA Ireland’s members and their supporters. If you don’t know what the Association has […]

PHA Ireland at Dáil Éireann

13th February 2018 was a very important and valuable day at Oireachtas Éireann, Ireland’s parliament, for PHA Ireland. A delegation of  medical staff from the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit, Mater Hospital, and members of PHA Ireland (Patients and Families members) attended and we are immensely grateful for all those who gave of their time to […]

Mariposa Journal Winter 2017/18

PHA Europe’s Official Journal – Mariposa Journal is now available for download www.phaeurope.org/wp-content/uploads/Mariposa-winter-n.-19_web.pdf. The journal highlights the numerous projects and activities the organisation has successfully carried out in the course of the year to advance the cause of pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients in Europe and the accomplishments of the member associations, who have been incredibly active […]

2018 Young People Patient Advocacy

Via Pulmonary Hypertension Association Europe and the European Patients Forum (EPF) the annual opportunity to train our young people in patient advocacy comes around again. Advocacy is about defending patients’ rights: • Right to access treatment • Right to have affordable medication • Right to have good quality healthcare • Right to equality and equity The defense […]

2018 Rare Disease Day

2018 Rare Disease Day is this 28th February. Rare Disease Day preparations are fully underway and we are one step closer with the release of the official poster for 2018 (image above). The poster reveals the social media campaign for 2018 #ShowYourRare where you can show your support for people living with a rare disease. Meet Yara, […]

Tweet Chat #YoungWithPAH

A special tweet chat using the hashtag #YoungWithPAH is happening today at 1730 Central European time – 1630 Irish time to focus on the issues and needs of young people with PAH. An expert panel of young people and clinicians will be participating.

Schoolmates reunite – Sonia O’Sullivan supports PH awareness

On Monday 6th November two schoolmates from the 1980’s reunited at Cobh Leisure Centre in Cork in the cause of PH awareness. One, Sonia O’Sullivan, among Ireland’s foremost sporting personalities – an Olympian and a World Champion who battled her way to the top of her discipline – and Christine Coakley who battles every day […]

Sonia O’Sullivan supports PH Awareness

Two girls who attended Cobh Community College in Co Cork in the 1980s will meet again on Monday 6th November in the Coral Leisure Centre in Cobh at 2pm. Both have had very different lives. One girl Sonia, became a world champion and an Olympian and the other girl Christine, was unfortunate to develop an […]

PH Awareness the winner as PHA Ireland comes 1st!

We’re delighted to report that at the PHA European AGM in Barcelona yesterday evening, PHA Ireland have won 1st prize for the best PH Awareness event for 2017. This of course was for the memorable and awe inspiring efforts of Irish Naval Service 40th Potential NCO’s Class who adopted us as their chosen charity for […]

Clinical Nurse Vacancy PH (CNM2/CNS)

There is a job opportunity in Eccles Research & Innovation Ltd (ERIL) based in CVRRE Directorate Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. 1 Year Fixed Term CNM2/CNS post in Pulmonary Hypertension full time, 39 hour week, Monday to Friday. Pulmonary Hypertension will require travailing to other hospitals for outpatient clinics with paid expenses. Informal enquiries for the […]