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By: Asthma Society Of Ireland  05/12/2011

Smoking Quitline

If you would like advice or support on Quitting, you can call the National Smokers' Quitline.
If you would like further personal support locally call the Quitline and they will put you in touch with the Smoking Cessation Officer in your area. The National Smokers' Quitline is an initiative of the Health Services Executive, in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society.

The Quitline can be contacted at CallSave 1850 201 203 . Monday to Sunday 8am to 10pm

Air Quality Bulletin Reports

Daily Pollen Forecasting Service

Useful Links

ANÁIL- The Respiratory Nurses Association of Ireland

Children in Hosptial

Information for parents about how best to cope with a hospital visit or stay for their child. 

 The European Lung Foundation

European Federation of Allergy and Airway Diseases Patients Association

*Note the European Federation of Allergy and Airway Diseases website link below, contains the EFA's video on key information on COPD, patients’ experience of living with the disease, the launch of the EFA publication on COPD in twelve European countries and the EFA Call to Action at the European Parliament in June 2010


 

Self Help Groups Information

"Breathe" is a self help group for those who suffer with severe asthma set up by Geraldine Clarke. Geraldine Clarke suffers with severe asthma. She has set up "Breathe" for people to share their personal experiences of severe asthma and as a support group for friends and family too.

If you would like to contact the support group or share your experience regarding severe asthma, you can contact Geraldine Clarke on 086 3688812 or Ann Larkin on 085 7266647



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From our Asthma Helpline to our Asthma Information Days, from our "Asthma News" Magazine to our Asthma Information Booklets, browse through this section to find information on how you can control your asthma and how you can become involved with the Asthma Society's work. The Asthma Society of Ireland is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 470,000 people in Ireland whose lives are affected by asthma.


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asthma helpline case study november

After speaking with Anne Marie I felt that her condition was not being managed adequately and I suggested that she first of all make an appointment with her GP with a view to having her condition reviewed again. Pulmonary function testing is performed to give your GP an insight of your lung function and to see what would be the most suitable drug therapy / medication for your condition.