Past Editions

Use the drop down box on the right to select a previous issue

May 2017

LFA LungNet News_May_WEB (1 MB)

February 2017

LFA LungNet News_Feb 2017_WEB (1 MB)

November 2016

LFA LungNet News_November 2016_FINAL (1 MB)

August 2016

LFA LungNet News_August 2016_web (3 MB)

May 2016

LFA LungNet News_May 2016_WEB (4 MB)

February 2016

LFA LungNet News_Feb 2016_ART (5 MB)

November 2015

LungNet News_November 2015_web (1 MB)

August 2015

LungNet News August 2015 WEB (3 MB)

May 2015

LungNet News May 2015 (1 MB)

February 2015

LungNet News February 2015 (970 KB)

November 2014

LungNet News November 2014 (2 MB)

  • Flying High or Possibly Low on Oxygen?
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Staff News
  • Distance is No Barrier to Gaining Knowledge
  • Diary Dates 2014
  • Am I Too Old to Stop Smoking?
  • Lung Cancer Network Australia (formerly the Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network) Update
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Australian COPD Patient Advocate Group Report (CPAG)
  • World COPD Day: Wednesday 19 November
  • ASX Thomson Reuters Art Union 2014/15
  • Lungs in Action Latest News: Hornsby Lungs in Action Maintains “Healthy Lifestyles”
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends

August 2014

LungNet News Aug 2014 (2 MB)

  • How to Get A Better Night’s Sleep
  • Lung Foundation Australia Welcomes New CEO, Heather Allan
  • Closure of Westlung Support Group, Wentworthville, Sydney
  • Lung Foundation Australia Staff “Check in with their lungs”
  • New Benefits for Lung Foundation Australia Members
  • New Lung Foundation Palliative Care Resource: Quality of Life Checklist
  • Committee News
  • E-cigarettes: Recent Developments
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Start Planning for World COPD Day: Wednesday 19 November
  • Lung Cancer Network Australia (formerly the Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network) Update
  • Diary Dates 2014
  • Lung Foundation Calls for Ambassadors
  • Lungs in Action Latest News: Wollongong Services Unite For a Common Goal
  • Staff News
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Better Living with Your Lung Disease
  • Australian COPD and Patient Advocates Group Report (CPAG)
  • Establishing a Nurse-Led COPD Clinic
  • Farewell to Henry “Hank” Bertram Lizotte

May 2014

LungNet News May 2014 (2 MB)

  • Breathlessness: Old Dog, New Tricks
  • Taree LungNet Support Group Receives Seniors Week Award
  • Stem Cell Therapies for Lung Diseases – Consumers Beware!
  • The End of an Era for Lung Foundation Australia
  • Check In with Your Lungs
  • Johns Hopkins Health Alert: Another Good Reason to Wash Your Hands Often
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Diary Dates 2014
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • Protecting your Privacy: Recent Changes to Australian Privacy Laws
  • Australian COPD Patient Advocate Group Report (C-PAG)
  • Better Living with Your Lung Disease
  • Volunteering Awareness Week May 2014
  • Tax Appeal 2014
  • Lungs in Action Latest News: Supporting students at the tertiary level
  • New Lung Foundation Australia Educational Brochure
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Lung Foundation Australia Attends the Cancer Drugs Alliance Stakeholder Forum
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends

February 2014

LungNet News Feb 2014 (2 MB)

  • Understanding Your Long Term Oxygen Treatment
  • Pedometers
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Australia Day Honours for Professor Bruce Robinson
  • Spotlight on Penny Rich, Taree LungNet Support Group
  • Lung Function Testing: What the Results Mean?
  • Check In with Your Lungs
  • Lung Foundation Australia Prepares Nurses for the Future of  Asbestos-Related Disease
  • Diary Dates 2014
  • Has Lung Cancer Affected You?
  • Better Living with Your Lung Disease
  • Australian COPD Patient Advocate Group Report (C-PAG)
  • COPD Pharmacy Training and Support Program
  • Lungs in Action Latest News: “Breaking Barriers on the Central Coast”
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • World COPD Day 2013

November 2013

LungNet News Nov 2013 (2 MB)

  • Walk Training with Pedometers Can Benefit COPD Patients
  • Inaugural Australian Rare Lung Disease Short Course: A great success
  • Electronic LungNet News
  • Lung Foundation Australia Launches “Better Living with Your Lung Disease” DVD Series and Regional Seminars
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • Cleaning and Caring for CPAP and other Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Equipment
  • Tuffy’s Trek Update
  • Lungs in Action
  • World COPD Day 2013
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Asbestos-Related Diseases Nurse Education Pilot Program Workshop
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Australian COPD Patient Advocate Group (formerly COPD National Patient Taskforce) Report
  • Respiratory Research: How you can use published research to make the best decisions about your healthcare
  • Diary Dates 2013
  • Have Your Say on Chronic Illness – An Invitation to Participate
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry

August 2013

LungNet - August 2013 (2 MB)

  • Antibiotics, Colds and Flu – Why People with Chronic Lung Disease Have Different Needs from the General Public
  • Lungs in Action
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • New Resources
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • World COPD Day 2013
  • Lung Health Patient Education Day Round-up
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • Self Management
  • A Clinical Trial to Assess the Relief of Breathlessness using Sertraline

 

May 2013

LungNet - May 2013 (2 MB)

  • Stem Cells for Lung Disease – Hope or Hype?
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Journey to the Other Side: Life after Lung Transplantation
  • Lungs in Action
  • Self Management
  • New Patient Support Groups
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends; An Australian First – Asbestos Related Disease Nurses’ Education Program
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • New Resources
  • Registrations Now Open for the Inaugural Australian Rare Lung Disease Short Course
  • Winter Warning

 

February 2013

LungNet - February 2013 (2 MB)

  • 10 Myths about Lung Transplantation
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • World COPD Day 2012
  • Inaugural Australian Rare Lung Disease Short Course, 9-10 August 2013
  • Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Registry
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency News
  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Staff Race to Show Us Their Lungs
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Oxygen Solutions to be Gold Sponsor of National Lung Health Education Days
  • New Lung Foundation Australia Initiatives for 2013
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends; Lungs in Action
  • New Resources
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • New Patient Support Groups
  • Lung Health Education Days
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update

 

November 2012

LungNet - November 2012 (2 MB)

  • What is Palliative Care?
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • Leaving a Legacy for Future Generations
  • Legionnaires’ Disease
  • After Hours GP Helpline
  • Ask the Health Professional; Lung Health Awareness Month
  • Patient Support around Australia
  • Fourth Australian Lung Cancer Conference Held in Adelaide
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) National Registry
  • New and Revised Resources
  • Launch of Asthma Emergency Kit during National Asthma Week
  • Olympic Fever Hits Lungs in Action at Castle Hill, Sydney
  • LungNet Education Day Wrap Up
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report

 

August 2012

LungNet - February 2012 (2 MB)

  • The Link between Anxiety and Your Lung Condition
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Home Life Support Equipment and Your Power Company
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • Show Us Your Lungs Day 2012
  • COPD Online Training Resources Update
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • Patient Support around Australia
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • World COPD Day 2012
  • Community Approach to Lungs in Action Program in Colac, Victoria
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) National Registry

 

May 2012

LungNet - February 2011 (920 KB)

  • The Risks of Influenza for People with Lung Disease and the benefits of Getting Vaccinated Now
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • New Online Training on COPD for Primary Care Nurses Now Available
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) National Registry
  • New Lung Care Nurse – Antonica Daniela Wilson
  • Can Vitamin D Ward off Colds and Flu
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • Please Support our 2012 Tax Appeal
  • Better Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – A Patient GuideWorld Spirometry Day 2012
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Australasian Lung cancer Trials Group (ALTG) Update
  • Patient Support around Australia
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment (CICADA) Group Update
  • Lungs in Action
  • Pulmonary Interstital Vascular Organisational Taskforce (PIVOT) Update
  • Breath of Life Music Festival Blew the Crowd Away
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • Portable Oxygen Concentrators

 

February 2012

LungNet - August 2012 (2 MB)

  • Maintaining Healthy Airways
  • Lungs in Action Report
  • Update on Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Group Update; Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Diary Dates 2012
  • Ask the Health Professional
  • Patient Support Around Australia
  • Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • World COPD Day 2011
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) National Registry
  • COPD National Patient Taskforce Report
  • World Spirometry Day 2012
  • Invacare to Sponsor Lungnet Education Days in 2012

 

November 2011

LungNet - August 2011 (1 MB)

  • How the Weather Affects Patients with Respiratory Conditions
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • News from the World of Interstitial and Orphan Lung Diseases – PIVOT Report
  • News from the Lung Care Nurse
  • The Australian Lung Foundation’s Multi-centre Clinical Trials Network (MCTN)
  • LungNet Education Days
  • New Lungs for Denise
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Treatment Compliance – Why Do What the Doctor Ordered?
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • COPD Patient Taskforce Report
  • Patient Support Around Australia
  • Lungs in Action – Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula
  • Lung Health Awareness Month and World COPD Day 2011
  • Pat Carroll Running Group Raises Funds for the Lung Foundation
  • New COPD Management Resource Available

 

August 2011

  • Environmental Effects on Lung Disease – Perfumes and Chemicals
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • Lungs in Action Report
  • News from the Lung Care Nurse
  • Inspired Adventures Fundraiser for the Lung Foundation
  • LungNet Education Days
  • “Health Work”: The Time You Take to Manage Your Health
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Fundraiser
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • New Department of Health Framework and Guidelines for Nicotine Addiction in Western Australia
  • New Lung Foundation Media Campaign
  • Diary Dates 2011
  • Patient Support Around Australia
  • COPD News
  • Australian Men’s Shed Association – Health Week Promotion
  • Farewell to Lung Foundation Friends
  • PIVOT Report
  • COPD Patient Taskforce Report

 

May 2011

LungNet - November 2012 (2 MB)

  • Maintaining Intimacy When You Have Lung Disease
  • Be Medicinewise
  • Lungs in Action Report
  • News from the Lung Care Nurse
  • Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation – A Reader’s Perspective
  • From the CEO’s Desk
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • International Woman of the Year Award Nomination for Veronica Kemp
  • COPD Patient Taskforce Report
  • Patient Support Around Australia
  • Something in the Air
  • Vale to Pam Gibson
  • PIVOT Report
  • Multi-centre Clinical Trials Network (MCTN)

 

February 2011

LungNet News Feb 2011 (920 KB)

  • Why Collapse When You Can Conquer – Energy Conservation Strategies
  • From the CEO’s Desk; Lungs in Action Update
  • After Hours Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Royal Brisbane Hospital
  • COPD Patient Taskforce Report
  • Environmental Effects on Lung Disease – Mould and Fungus
  • Getting Started on Home Oxygen
  • The Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network (KJLCN) Update
  • PIVOT Report
  • Patient Support Around Australia
  • World COPD Day 2010
  • Diary Dates 2011
  • COPD Online: An Interactive Training Program for Primary Care Nurses
  • Launch of Multi-Centre Clinical Trials Network (MCTN) Website
  • Vale to Roslyn Hogan
  • Lung Care Nurse at the Australian Lung Foundation
  • National Lung Cancer Telephone Support Group Pilot Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-->