Tag: air quality

Asthma and indoor air quality

20th September 2020

by Catherine Sutton, Director, Airborne Allergy Action Catherine Sutton, mum to Edward, who has severe allergies and asthma, explains the recommendations of the recent Royal College of Paediatrics Report into Indoor Air Quality and Child Health and new NICE guidelines on Indoor Air Quality and their relevance to asthma prevention.  In January 2020 the Royal […]

Air Quality as an asthma trigger

12th August 2019

London suffers from high levels of air pollution traffic in a similar way to most UK cities, but the sheer size of the city, along with a dense road network and high buildings, means that central London tends to be one of the most polluted places in the UK. Air pollution acts as a trigger […]

London asthma toolkit for children and young people

20th October 2017

Better care across the system for children and young people with asthma Our work Our work to transform the care of children and young people in London with asthma through the development of the London Asthma Standard has been published in NICE’s Shared Learning Collection as a supporting resource for others to learn from and […]

Toolkit for NHS trusts: supporting the NHS to reduce its impact on air pollution

23rd August 2017

Case studies and examples to support trusts to reduce their impact on air pollution. London suffers from high levels of air pollution. Air pollution acts as a trigger for many children and young people with asthma, contributing to ED and intensive care admissions, and possibly some asthma deaths. To provide support for this, we have […]