Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

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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 […]

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 […]

Patients Support Group – Annual General Meeting 2023

Date: April 22nd, Saturday Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, BlanchardstownTime: 10:15 – 15:00Registration is at 10:15 and there will be two breaks during the event, one for Tea/Coffee and one for lunch.The agenda is varied and will focus on issues pertinent to you.There is no cost for this event.Please bring a family member or supporter with […]

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 […]