Survey

Dear COPD Support Ireland Member, As part of our ongoing commitment to continuous service improvement we wish to understand how satisfied our members are with the service we currently deliver and how we can improve this service in achieving our vision of people living with COPD “living the life they wish to live.” This survey … Read more

Senior Times Magazine – COPD Support Ireland – can we help?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic, progressive lung condition with persistent symptoms of cough and breathlessness. Once called emphysema and chronic bronchitis, it is caused by exposure to harmful particles or gases that are inhaled. COPD Support Ireland are the national organisation supporting and advocating for those living with COPD, established in 2013 … Read more

Singing for Lung Health in COPD

NEW CLASS! NO SINGING EXPERIENCE OR ABILITY REQUIRED, ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN! When: Every Friday morning at 10am, starting on February 4th. Classes are free! SingStrong is a breathing and singing programme for people with COPD and other respiratory problems, which can improve your breathing, general physical and mental wellness, and overall quality … Read more

WORLD COPD DAY: HSE and NCP Respiratory empowering people living with COPD to self-manage their symptoms and live well this Winter

Estimated 380,000 people are living with COPD yet only 110,000 are diagnosed New educational Spirometry video launched today – watch here  Further COPD self-management tools available on the HSE website Today, (Wednesday, 17 November 2021), the HSE and National Clinical Programme (NCP) for Respiratory is marking World COPD Day, a global public health day to raise awareness, … Read more

“Living Well with COPD” virtual patient conference

This year’s “Living Well with COPD” virtual patient conference is not to be missed.  With speakers offering up-to date, COPD Specific information on topics such as Eating well for lung health, Exercise for Everyone, The COPD Adviceline and how it can help you, the Future of Technology in medical care and a key note speaker … Read more

SingStrong Administration Officer

  Administration Officer Singstrong Jobs in Ireland – September 2021 | Indeed.com Title: SingStrong Administration Officer Organisation: COPD Support Ireland Location: Dublin / Nationwide – Remote Reporting to: General Manager Duration: Twelve month, fixed term, part-time contract (18.5 hours per week). Salary: €13.50 per hour flat rate Annual Leave: 8% of hours worked COPD Support … Read more

COPD Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist

Adviceline Physio Job Spec COPD August 2021 Location: All staff are currently working remotely due to Government COVID-19 guidance but thereafter will be required to work in Leopardstown (COPD Support Ireland Head Office) Hours: Part Time 10 hours per week Salary: Available on request. Closing Date: 10th September 2021 The Adviceline Physiotherapist will possess a … Read more

New video-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education Support Programme is now available on HSE.ie

Today,19 April 2021, a new video-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education support programme is now freely accessible on hse.ie The multi-disciplinary programme was produced by the NCP Respiratory and consists of 14 videos that cover a range of topics including an introduction from the Consultant and a service user experience as well as breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, … Read more

Statement on Field Safety Notices issued by Philips Respironics on Sleep and Respiratory Care Devices

COPD Support Ireland were recently made aware of a Field Safety Notice issued by the manufacturer Philips relating to a number of ventilation devices used for sleep and respiratory care. These devices are used both in hospitals and in community care settings. Patients who are currently using one of the affected devices may shortly receive … Read more

VHI Virtual Mini Marathon

We’re delighted to announce that the Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon is now open! This is an excellent event to fundraise for your chosen charity and we at COPD Support Ireland would be delighted if you choose to run, walk or jog on our behalf. Enter today for the event on 19th September 2021! Join … Read more