Free Spirometry for World COPD Week

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Date(s) - November 24th 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sheraton Hotel

“ To coincide with World COPD day the Respiratory Team from the Regional Hospital Mullingar are running a Free COPD screening and information event in the

Sheraton Hotel Athlone, Co. Westmeath on Thursday November 24th 2016  from 10- 3 pm.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a disease of the lungs which is associated with increased shortness of breath. It is a term used to describe conditions such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Early diagnosis is key to ensuring a better quality of life and remaining healthy. Available on the day – Free Spirometry Testing , Smoking Cessation support and advice (including Free Carbon Monoxide Testing) and Inhaler technique assessment.  Also included will be advice on general health and wellbeing including the importance of  exercise and gentle relaxed breathing. Dr Sheehy Respiratory Consultant, will also be speaking on the day  @ 11.30hrs