April 15, 2013

2013 April 15 – Lung Foundation Australia educates Canberra patients on respiratory health

Lung Foundation Australia is coming to Canberra.  The 2013 Patient Education Day in the Australian Capital Territory will be held on Wednesday, 17 April 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:

·         Breathlessness – Its cause and management Strategies

·         Understanding your Personal Plumbing

·         Latest Developments in Lung Disease.

The event will be held in Corinna Room 2 at the Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna Street, Woden, Canberra 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 Lung Foundation Australia, meet with members of the Canberra Lung Life Patient Support Group, 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. Please alert us to any dietary requirements you may have whilst placing your booking.

This event is proudly sponsored by Oxygen Solutions, a specialist in the field of medical grade oxygen therapy so please come along and make this a successful event.  

ENDS

For media enquiries, please contact Bridget Dixon on (07) 3251 3644 or bridget@lungfoundation.com.au

About Lung Foundation Australia

Lung Foundation Australia 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: 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.