Following her presentation to the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Lung Health, our volunteer Patient Lead, Olivia Fulton, considers the use and the future of smart technology for self-management of asthma. Read more.
Asthma Research & Policy News
Dr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy from the University of Southampton tells us about the research project he’s leading into better ways to diagnose asthma. Read more…
Danielle Roe, our Patient and Public Involvement Manager shares the importance of patient insight in the work we do and key findings from the recent survey for parents of children with preschool wheeze. Read more.
In Scotland, sadly respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD account for over one third of all acute hospital admissions and are also one of the most commonly presented conditions within primary care. To tackle this the Scottish Government has recently published its long-awaited Respiratory Care Action Plan. Joseph Carter, […]
Jo is a patient representative on the Asthma UK and NHS England Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) programme to help improve access and uptake of life-changing biologics treatments. She explains why this programme is so important, the impact she hopes it will have and how she is making sure it meets the needs of people with asthma.
Joseph Carter, our Head of Devolved Nations, explains the challenges of air pollution in Wales and considers whether the next government will deliver the healthy air, healthy Wales vision that’s been promised. Read more…
Two of our amazing junior campaigners, eight-year-old Jannat and Jess, tell us how they’ve been busy campaigning for clean air outside their school in Manchester and how you can help. Read more.. Let us know your thoughts by leaving a comment below.
This month the first clean air zone outside London was launched in Bath. Harriet in our policy team explains why these zones are urgently needed to protect our lung health and what you can expect to see where you live. Let us know what you think by commenting below. Read […]