Sophia aged 8 and Mahdi aged 6 from Tooting, South London, decided to get involved with Take Steps, our sponsored walking challenge, last September to join the fight for clean air. In this blog they share their experience and how important clean air is to them. Let us know your […]
Watch the latest episode of the Hope Machine and discover more about the research funded by donations to Asthma UK. In this episode we meet Professor Sejal Saglani, who is investigating whether farmyard dust can stop kids from developing asthma. You’ll also meet Dr John Blaikley whose research is investigating […]
Dr Hannah Durrington is a consultant in respiratory medicine and a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester. She has a particular interest in how our body clock (officially known as our circadian rhythm) can affect asthma symptoms. Asthma UK are proud to have supported some of Hannah’s research. […]
We produce our asthma action plans in a range of different languages, including Arabic, Bengali and Chinese. These translations have been approved by multilingual professionals - download an action plan for free on our website. Let us know if you found our downloadable asthma action plan useful by sharing your comments in the section below.
Watch our in-house GP, Dr Andy’s new quick tips on lung health video where he discusses when breathing tests such as spirometry will restart.
Olivia has severe asthma and has been volunteering for Asthma UK since she was a little girl. She started off fundraising back in the nineties when the charity was called the National Asthma Campaign and has now been involved for over 25 years. Here she tells us all about her […]
Our in house GP, Dr Andy, talks about the latest changes to the COVID-19 restrictions and how to stay safe, as well as what to expect when getting your vaccine. He also talks about how you can manage breathlessness and shares some useful hay fever tips. Watch now.
Claire Fisher, Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Respiratory Nurse, shares some top tips on how to deal with allergies if you have asthma. Read more.
In Dr Andy, our in-house GP’s latest blog, he talks about the measures his GP surgery has in place to protect staff and patients, and what the ‘new normal’ of routine care could look like. Read more.
Whilst child asthma deaths are rare, in recent years there have been a small number of tragic cases of children who have died because they failed to get the basic care they needed. Adam from our policy team explains why this is happening and looks at findings from a recent […]