free webinar – “Living Your Best Life with COPD”

Join us on World Health Day April 7th for a free webinar on , “Living Your Best Life with COPD”. This webinar will include talks on maintaining mental fitness, making food enjoyable again, and rediscovering the benefits of outdoor activity. Speakers include: Well-known psychologist Dr Eddie Murphy, as seen on Operation Transformation Award-winning landscape gardener, … Read more

Get your COVID-19 booster vaccine at a walk-in clinic

No appointment necessary Walk-in clinics available nationwide Details available on hse.ie/walk-in The HSE has announced that everyone aged 18 years and over who has not received their next dose of COVID-19 booster vaccine can go to our walk-in vaccination clinics running this Bank Holiday weekend from Friday to Monday. Clinics are available nationwide in 34 … Read more

Ahead of World Lung Day on Sunday September 25, Coalition of Irish Lung Health CharitIes Urges Public to “Love Your Lungs”

Ahead of World Lung Day on Sunday September 25, the Irish Lung Health Alliance, a coalition of charities working to promote healthy lungs, has urged members of the public to take five steps to “Love Your Lungs”. The charities include the Alpha-1 Foundation Ireland, the Asthma Society of Ireland, COPD Support Ireland, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, … Read more

Dublin Northwest Partnership is hosting We Can Quit

Do You Want To Stop Smoking? We Can Quit is a free stop smoking programme, offering group support, one to one support and stop smoking medication in the following locations Ballymun Civic Centre, D09 C8P5, Wednesdays 6-8pm (8 weeks) starting August 24th, To register contact leon.kelly@dublinnorthwest.ie Tel: 085 805 0849 Cabra Library, D07 AYW1, Thursdays … Read more

SingStrong, New Class!

Starting 9th September for a 12 week programme. Time TBC. NO SINGING EXPERIENCE OR ABILITY REQUIRED, ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN! To register or for further information, email: SingStrong@copd.ie

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