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People’s Stories

Personal Respiratory Stories

A respiratory condition is not always obvious to other people; it is often referred to as an ‘invisible illness.’ Also, people do not always realise the impact respiratory conditions can have on a person’s life and the lives of their families and carers.

If you want to read about some of the people who have benefited from our groups, please click an image below.

Heart Attack Stories

Heart attacks can present in many different ways. Here some people share their stories of what happened to them. Click on the person’s name to read their story.

Other Heart Stories

Click on the names below to read more heart stories.

A congenital heart disease is the name given to a heart condition you are born with. 200 babies are born in Northern Ireland each year with a congenital heart disease. Click on the names below to read the stories below.

Stroke Survivor Stories

Carers’ Stories

Volunteers’ Stories

Health Promotion Stories