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Agenda for 2011 Patient Meeting

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Alpha-1 Patient Conference Friday October 7th 2011

Full agenda available below.

09.30 Registration, Tea and Coffee

10.00 Prevalence of Alpha-1 in Ireland
     Dr Tomas Carroll, Alpha One Foundation

10.30 Adherence in Chronic Diseases
         Dr Frank Doyle, Lecturer in Psychology, RCSI
     
11.00 Alpha-1 Developments and Children diagnosed with Alpha-1
          Prof N.G. McElvaney, Respiratory Consultant, Beaumont Hospital

11.30 Citizen Information Services
          Cristina Santamaria, Development Manager, Northside Citizen Information  

12.00 Patient Empowerment
          Angela McBride, Director of Development, Alpha-1 Foundation, US

12.45 Light Lunch Provided in College Cafeteria
 Representatives from the following groups will be present during this interval
           Health Promotion Unit Beaumont Hospital,
           Children’s Liver Disease Ireland
           Asthma Society of Ireland
           Citizen Information Services  

14.00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation/Breath Smart Programme
         Dr Noel McCaffery, Medical Director, Breath Smart Programme, DCU

14.40 Alpha-1 Support Group Meeting

16.00 Close

 

The Patients’ Meeting  will be held in the Marino Institute of Education. Please see location and directions below:

Location: 

Marino Institute of Education,
Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9 Ireland
t: +353 1 805 7700  

Directions from the City Centre
From the top of O Connell Street, drive past Parnell Square to the Drumcondra Road.
Follow the signs to the airport.
After the Skylon Hotel, take a right at the next large crossroads; this brings you down Griffith Avenue.
At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for Marino institute of Education.
 
Directions from the M50
After the West link toll Booth on the M50 drive towards the Airport.
Take a right exit towards the City centre from Junction 3 at the M50.
Drive the MI to the N1 towards the City Centre.
After the Regency Hotel take a left onto Griffith Avenue.
At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for Marino institute of Education.
 
Directions from the Airport
Exit the Airport and drive on the MI to the N1 towards the City Centre.
After the Regency Hotel take a left onto Griffith Avenue.
At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for Marino institute of Education.

Car Parking Complimentary Car Parking Facilities are available in the grounds for up to 150 cars.

 

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