Asthma Clinics

The Allergy Clinic offers our patients comprehensive asthma education and  asthma management clinics under the guidance of Dr.Harry Beauchamp and respiratory nurse specialist Sandra Walsh. Our goal is to ensure that our asthma patients understand and manage their asthma to live a healthy and symptom free life.

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If you would like to book an appointment for yourself or your child please contact us

Asthma affects around one out of every five children in Ireland.  Asthma can’t be cured, but it can be well controlled with the right support and education. 

Children whose asthma is well controlled can lead happy, healthy lives.

Poorly controlled asthma can have a big impact on a child’s health, as well as their ability to play and learn.

Uncontrolled asthma causes children to miss school, can lead to hospitalisation, and, although it is rare, in a small number of cases children can die from asthma.

During our asthma clinic our respiratory nurse will take your full medical history and discuss your current asthma symptoms. Our nurse will then discuss ways in which you can control your symptoms better through demonstration and education about your inhalers and how to use them to their full potential.  

The most precious thing we offer all of our patients is time!

Time to discuss your worries and concerns.

Time for you to listen and to be listened to!

Time for you to learn and understand your symptoms, triggers and devices. 

We look forward to welcoming you into our Asthma clinic and supporting you through your goal to lead a healthy, symptom free life. 

Asthma is a condition that affects the small tubes that carry air in and out of our lungs, otherwise know as our Airways.

When the airways react to a substance, like, cold air or dust, the muscles of the tube walls tighten up, making them narrow and leaving little room for air to flow in and out.

The lining of the airways then become swollen and sticky mucus is produced. This mucus clogs up the breathing passages which makes it difficult to breath. 

With so little space in the airways, it becomes difficult for air to move in and out and the chest has to work much harder to breathe. Tightening of the muscles around the airways can happen quickly; this is the most common cause of mild asthma symptoms. 

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