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AskAboutAsthma 2020 – In the time of Covid-19

30th July 2020

#AskAboutAsthma is back this September (14-20). This online conference will bring you all the latest updates and information you need to help you support your young patients. Keeping children’s asthma under control is particularly important this year due to the coronavirus and any potential second wave. Agenda A clinical update and launch of the revised […]

Woodburning poses a serious risk to health – Blog

19th September 2019

Health writer, editor and clean air advocate Penny Hosie says woodburning stoves should be taken seriously as an asthma trigger. Here she explains why Several years ago, when my children were young, I visited my sister in Cornwall shortly after Christmas. It was a long drive and my eldest daughter, then aged 7,  was at […]

Connecting, Collaborating, Reciprocating – Journeys in the Asthma System

16th September 2019

by Tom Holliday, Paediatric Registrar & Darzi 10 Fellow I never saw myself working in paediatric asthma. As a paediatric registrar working in secondary care, my experience of asthma was as an acute condition. Every winter large numbers of young people would flood into A&E and I would help by treating their acute attack. Either […]

Air Quality

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 […]