Pulmonary Hypertension and the DVLA

Pulmonary Hypertension and the DVLA The guidance of the DVLA on driving with pulmonary hypertension (PH) has now changed.  It is now compulsory to inform the DVLA if you have a diagnosis of PH.  This is straightforward to do – you need to phone 0300 790 6806 and tell the DVLA staff that you have … Read more

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Travelling and going on Holiday with Oxygen

Travelling and going on Holiday with Oxygen Dolby Vivisol will supply Oxygen therapy to meet your needs within the UK (except Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey). To ensure that your oxygen needs are met when travelling and going on holiday, Dolby Vivisol require at least 3 week’s notice, and will require your: holiday start … Read more

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations Remember to see your GP about the flu vaccine this year. It is generally recommended that all our patients receive the annual flu vaccine unless they had an allergic reaction to a previous vaccine. Patients with pulmonary hypertension who develop flu-like symptoms should seek advice from their local health service as soon as possible. … Read more

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SPVU Patient Day 2018

SPVU Patient Day 2018 Planning for the SPVU patient day started eight months before the event and the organising group comprised Karon Carson, Val Irvine, Rachel Thomson and Dr Colin Church. All SPVU staff were involved to some degree. A programme was developed with input from the SPVU patients. The alternative therapists were contacted and … Read more

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