Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

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PHA Ireland featured in Mariposa Journal 2021

We’re delighted that PHA Ireland feature in PH Europe’s Mariposa Journal’s winter edition for 2021 covering both the PHull Bull Triathlon awareness and fundraiser event in September 2021 and the release of the bespoke Pulmonary Hypertension (exercise) rehabilitation programme to coincide with PH awareness week in November 2021.  The article details the contributions of Patrick […]

National Pulmonary Hypertension Study Day

The National Pulmonary Hypertension study day for doctors in training took place in the Mater Hospital on the 16th December 2021. Thank you to our Chair Dr. McCullagh and our wonderful speakers Professor Kiely, from Sheffield University Hospital and our own Professor Gaine. Congratulations to the National Pulmonary Hypertension medal recipient Dr. Luke Forde (pictured […]

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 […]

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 […]

Advice on Corona Virus

For advice on all issues related to Corona Virus please visit the HSE dedicated webpages at this link.

Mountjoy Staff Cheque Presentation

Staff from the Pulmonary Hyperptension Association were most grateful to accept a cheque for €9203.07 from Mr Eddie Mullins, Governor of Mountjoy Prison. This money was raised by the prison staff when they organised a static cycle outside the Mater Hospital last September. Everybody wore the ‘Get Breathless for PH’ t-shirts. It was a memorable […]

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 […]

PHull Bull triathlon – Video

Please watch this video by Ciara McCormack, the Exercise Specialist in the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit explaining our upcoming Fundraiser event for PHA Ireland on Sunday 19th of September. You can find out more detail on our website here. If you wish to support us you can donate here:

PHull Bull triathlon

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association Ireland invite you and your family to take part in the PHull Bull triathlon on September 19th 2021. We plan to swim (10km), run (10km) & cycle (30km) around bull island on Sunday 19th of September 2021 to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and fundraise for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association […]

PHA UK Covid Survey Results

PHA UK have released the results of their survey – , an assessment of the impact of the pandemic on the pH community in the UK. You can see the report at this link: ‘Shielded Voices – Lived experiences during the early stages of the Covid-19 Pandemic’  

World PH Day 5th May 2020

This year we will be celebrating World PH Day on the 5th May in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and as with all our normal lives this will curtail our ability to organise events to mark this important day. PHA Ireland has concentrated its major awareness and funding efforts to late summer, early Autumn […]

Rare Diseases Ireland statement on Covid-19 and Cocooning

Rare Diseases Ireland CEO Vicky McGrath has issued the following statement on coronavirus and the importance of cocooning: “As the impact of coronavirus continues to take its toll on daily life in Ireland, we are continuing our work at RDI to ensure that the needs of the community are met. Yesterday we issued a statement […]