COPD Support Ireland News

NEXT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

Hi all Ann here to let you know our next meeting is on 27th Sept in Ballyfermot Library at 10am to 12pm I know it is a very early start for everyone but our guest speaker is DR MARCUS BUTLER from St Vincents Hospital and believe me you do not want to miss hearing him…

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  Day 2 of our I Can Campaign – Empowering Through Exercise. Today we are sharing the story of our very own Thelma Foley, 77, who is living with COPD. After joining our Exercise, COPD & Me class Thelma is now able to stay out of hospital and no longer requires oxygen at rest! Watch…

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Yesterday, the HSE launched “Living Well with a Chronic Condition”, the National Framework and Implementation plan for Self-management Support for Chronic Conditions: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. The document is now available on the HSE website at hse.ie/self-management   Background Every day people with long-term conditions, their families and carers, make decisions and take…

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Our Next Meeting

To all support groups, a note for your diaries, there will be a support group meeting on Wednesday the 21st of February 2018 from 11.30am to 1.30pm in Wynns Hotel, Abbey Street, Dublin. Further details to follow. (apologies for the incorrect date previously)


A BIG THANK YOU

From all of us in the Ballyfermot support group, a huge big thank you to all the cyclists who took part in the challenge on Saturday especially Paul O’Connell who cycled 100km. He is a brother of one of our members Steph. I have just finished counting the money that we raised on his behalf…

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2017 cycle from Galway to Dublin saw doctors help raise €20,000 for COPD Support Ireland Visit www.give2go.ie/events to register for this year’s cycle The ‘Get Breathless for COPD’ cycle from Bray to Howth Head will travel a unique and scenic route along Irelands scenic East Coast. This is a “full service” cycle and is supported…

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Re World COPD Week

Hi to all just a reminder if you know anyone that may be interested in joining us next Tues morning please let them know, we will be in Liffey Gaels from 11am for exercise class ,talk from a Pharmacist ,Tea Coffee so please come along .Also Wednesday morning we will be in Wynnes Hotel from…

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Ballyfermot Library

Hi all Ann here to let you know our next meeting will be on Friday 29th Sept in Ballyfermot Library ,change of date is to facilitate our guest speaker Dr Rory O Donnell .Consultant Respiratory Physician. lookforward to seeing you all there Ann


Dublin South Support Group

Hi All just a reminder our next support group meeting will be on 28th Sept at 2.30 in Ballyfermot Library. Come along bring a family member have a chat, tea, coffee, I am waiting for confirmation of our guest speaker so will let you all know before the 28th. Take care and keep well till…

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Re Cycle

Many Thanks to all who sponsored Damien in Dublin South Support Group we raised 470.00 for the event . So thanks again .Ann