Jenni: Severe episode of pneumonia

Jenni’s story My name is Jenni Ibrahim and in 1998 after a severe episode of pneumonia, I was left in a coma fighting for my life. This year marks my 20th year of living with a chronic lung condition. It all happened so quickly. I developed a cough and thought I was coming down with […]

Let’s get physical

While most chronic lung conditions have no cure, there are things that we can do to breathe easier, keep out of hospital and improve our quality of life. One of the important ones is doing pulmonary rehabilitation. Pulmonary rehabilitation Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive program of education and exercise – and research has shown that […]

Pulmonary rehabilitation outpatient program

Congratulations to Dr Sue Jenkins and Nola Cecins who received the Medal of the Order of Australia for their outstanding work in pulmonary rehabilitation. Dr Sue Jenkins and Nola Cecins are both physiotherapist at SCGH and run a pulmonary rehabilitation outpatient program. The program provides patients with: Supervised exercise training sessions Education on self-management An […]