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COPD community care exercise programme launched in Westmeath

Ahead of World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day, which takes place on Wednesday, November 21, COPD Support Ireland, the umbrella body for 20 local COPD support groups, has announced a community-based exercise programme for people with COPD in County Westmeath.

Ireland lagging behind Europe in treating COPD

Ireland is trailing behind its European neighbours in the treatment of a progressive lung disease, a leading charity has warned.

Legendary cyclist Seán Kelly to lead COPD Cycle

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Westmeath locals are being urged to come out in force on Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, to support a cycling challenge in aid of COPD Support Ireland.

Legendary cyclist Seán Kelly to lead COPD Cycle

Westmeath locals are being urged to come out in force on Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, to support a cycling challenge in aid of COPD Support Ireland.

Sean Kelly to lead cycle from Galway to Dublin for COPD Support Ireland

Locals are being urged to come out in force tomorrow Friday June 23 to support a 50-strong group of cycling enthusiasts who are gearing up to take off from Galway as part of a cycling challenge in aid of COPD Support Ireland. The “Get Breathless for COPD” charity cycle from Galway to Dublin, which is supported by A. Menarini and led by legendary cycling champion Seán Kelly, will see the riders get up close and personal with the people and the places of Galway city and county like never before.

‘Get Breathless’ with the COPD Cycle Challenge

The COPD Cycle Challenge, a two-day cycle from Galway to Dublin, takes place on June 23 and 24 over two stages of approximately 100km each. Led by world-renowned cycling champion, Seán Kelly and supported by a professional crew of guides and support vehicles, the event involves an overnight stay in the Hodson Bay Hotel.

Avail of a free COPD breathing test at the Regional Hospital Mullingar

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day is an annual awareness-raising event which took place on November 16 this year.

New campaign raises awareness on COPD

A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.

COPD roadshow comes to Westmeath

People of Westmeath are urged to take the Save Your Breath COPD challenge as the roadshow visits Westmeath.

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

 

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