Pulmonary Hypertension Unit

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Patient Meeting Dublin June 29th

A further patient meeting has been confirmed for Dublin on Thursday June 29th. Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown Time: 1130:1330 Tea/Coffee wil be served on arrival. Please advise if you are planning to attend by email to – martinbreen@mater.ie.

Patient Meeting Cork June 15th

The next patient meeting is on Thursday June 15th in Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork.  11:30 to 13:30. Tea/coffee will be provided on arrival. Please let me know if you are going to attend by email to – martinbreen@mater.ie. There will also be a meeting In Dublin in the coming weeks and final details are being […]

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 […]