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

COPD Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist

Adviceline Physio Job Spec 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 (18.5 hours/ week) Salary: Available on request. Closing Date:    08/06/2021 The Adviceline Physiotherapist will possess a degree in Physiotherapy, be … Read more

In partnership with The Asthma Society of Ireland, COPD Support Ireland are seeking a CNM2 for the COPD and Asthma Advicelines.

Adviceline Nurse Job Spec 2021 pdf Title: CNM2 Grade Adviceline Respiratory Nurse Location: All staff are currently working remotely due to Government COVID-19 guidance but thereafter will be required to work between Leopardstown (COPD Support Ireland head office) and Dublin City Centre (Asthma Society of Ireland head office) Hours: Full Time (39 hours/ week) Salary: … Read more

Do you like to sing?

No matter if it’s singing solo, in a choir or just in the car along to the radio, join us next week for the singing for lung health in COPD project called SingStrong. There is NO singing experience (or talent!) required for this 12 week series starting on Wednesday next 14th October 2020 at 11am. … Read more