June 27, 2012

2012 May 2 – The Australian Lung Foundation educates patients on respiratory health

The Australian Lung Foundation is coming to your city!  The 2012 LungNet Education Day in Western Australia will be held on Thursday, 10 May and will cover topics to inform and educate patients and carers living with a lung condition.  The event is also relevant to health professionals working with respiratory patients.  

This year, attendees will enjoy presentations from our highly experienced and informative guest speakers covering three topics:

  • Planning for the Future
  • Managing the Activities of Daily Living
  • Demystifying Pulmonary Hypertension

The event will be held in the Boulevard Hall at the Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat, Perth commencing at 9.45am and finishing at 2.00pm.  The cost is $15 which includes lunch and refreshments.

Anyone can come along, whether they are a patient, a carer or a family member wishing to find out more information about lung health.   We also welcome members of the public who have an interest in respiratory health.  The Education Day will provide you with the opportunity to find out more about The Australian Lung Foundation, meet with members of the Perth Patient Support Groups in the local area, interact with our specialised Trade Displays and ask our experts questions about their presentation topics.  

Hurry, because tickets are selling fast.  Book your ticket now by phoning the Lung Foundation on 1800 654 301 before 3 May. Please alert us to any dietary requirements you may have whilst placing your booking.

This event is proudly sponsored by Invacare, a leading provider of home, health care, medical and mobility products so please come along and make this a successful event.

ENDS

For media enquiries, please contact Bridget Dixon on (07) 3251 3644 or

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About The Australian Lung Foundation

The Australian Lung Foundation is the leading charity dedicated to supporting people affected by lung disease in Australia.  Our vision is to ensure that lung health is a priority for all in Australia.   We deliver programs to assist in reducing the impact of lung disease with a focus on the following key areas of activity: LungNet Information and Support Centre, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Lungs in Action, Lung Cancer, Interstitial and Orphan (rare) Lung Disease, and Chronic Cough.  For more information, see www.lungfoundation.com.au or call 1800 654 301.