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BY EBHAN LOUGHLIN
The next meeting will take place on Thursday February 28 from 3pm to 5pm in the TF Royal Hotel Castlebar. From 3pm to 3.10pm there will be an opening session; from 3.10pm to 3.30pm there will be pulmonary rehab, exercises; from 3.30pm to 3.40pm there will be tea/coffee; and from 4pm to 4.30pm there will be a guest speaker Nolene Cashin who will discuss health and wellbeing. Go along for a cup of tea and a chat.
Following the success of its first Breathe Freely programme for COPD and lung fibrosis sufferers, the Galway Chest Clinic has announced that it will run another programme in January 2013. The programme is designed to improve the quality of life for people with chronic lung diseases, many of whom suffer from considerable shortness of breath when carrying out simple daily tasks despite maximum medical therapy. The British and Irish Thoracic Societies have stated that all patients with lung diseases whose lifestyle is adversely affected by chronic breathlessness would benefit from such a course.
The next meeting of the Mayo Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Support Group will be held in the Travellers Friend Hotel, Castlebar (opposite Mayo General Hospital) at 3pm on Thursday June 28. A short demonstration on pulmonary rehabilitation exercises will be given at this meeting of the support group.
A new out-patient exercise and education programme designed to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic respiratory disorders has begun at Merlin Park Hospital.
The respiratory team at the Mayo General Hospital has recommenced the delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation programmes for patients with chronic respiratory disease.