With many restrictions ending or easing depending on where you live, we know this is an uncertain and anxious time for many people. We know for some people, being able to meet up with family and friends is a cause for celebration. However, it’s important to remember not everyone will […]
Debby Waddell, Asthma UK Respiratory Nurse, shares some tips on how to ask for an urgent appointment when your child needs one.
Sarah Woolnough, our Chief Executive, reacts to news about the COVID-19 booster vaccine programme and how this affects people with asthma.
Did you know that alcohol can be an asthma trigger? Find out why alcohol can be an asthma trigger and which drinks are most likely to set off symptoms. We also have tips to help you lower your risk of alcoholic drinks triggering your asthma. Let us know if you […]
Dr Andy, our in-house GP shares his top tips for using peak flow to monitor your asthma and how peak flow readings help him as a GP.
Some people find that hot weather or thunderstorms can trigger their asthma symptoms. Others may find that a change in weather can set off their symptoms too – whether that’s an increase or decrease in temperature. For tips on what to do if any of these set off your asthma, check […]
Make sure you’re using your inhaler correctly and improve your inhaler technique in three minutes! Watch our short videos to learn how to use your inhaler properly and better manage your symptoms. Let us know if you found our videos useful by sharing your comments in the section below.
Around 95% of people’s hay fever is triggered by grass pollen, which tends to be highest between mid-May and July. And there’s strong evidence that when grass pollen levels are high, people with asthma are more likely to need hospital treatment. This is why it’s important to know what pollen triggers your symptoms, so you can be prepared […]
Adam from our Policy team looks at the results of a survey we carried out on how you make decisions about your care. He explains how your involvement has shaped both our work, and guidance that has been developed for healthcare professionals.
Don’t miss our in-house GP, Dr Andy’s new Q&A video session where he answers questions on how you can manage your asthma this summer and what you can do when air quality is poor and pollution is high. He’ll also be discussing the latest on getting access to your GP […]