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Healthier Air Indoors – new resources for families

15th September 2020

by Anne Greenough, Professor of Neonatology and Clinical Respiratory Physiology, Director of Education and Training at King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre.  Anne is a member of the Indoor Air Quality Working Party and has been working to make the findings of the scientific review, published earlier this year, accessible to children, parents and […]

Medicines optimisation in asthma – Role of a Paediatric Specialist Pharmacist

14th September 2020

by Sukeshi Makhecha, Specialist Paediatric Asthma Pharmacist, Royal Brompton and Evelina Hospitals Asthma deaths in the UK are amongst the highest in Europe, with children being the most vulnerable, particularly the adolescent population. Yet frustratingly the figures do not seem to be improving, despite the fact that most are avoidable. So I decided to join […]

Why is good primary care essential for children and young people’s asthma

2nd September 2020

The majority of children and young people with asthma are cared for within primary and community care by their GP and Practice Nurse. Join Oliver Anglin (GP and NCL children’s lead), Julia Moody (GP and children’s lead Tower Hamlets) and Ren Lawlor (Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, University of Greenwich) on Friday 18 September […]

Why is good primary care essential for CYP asthma

1st September 2020

An interactive webinar on how good primary care is vital for improving the health outcomes and experience of CYP with asthma across London The majority of children and young people with asthma are cared for within primary and community care by their GP and Practice Nurse. Join Oliver Anglin (GP and NCL children’s lead), Julia […]

Role of pharmacy for children and young peoples asthma during Covid

1st September 2020

An interactive webinar on how pharmacy can support children and young people with asthma during Covid-19 and beyond Pharmacists are an accessible and expert source of help and information for children and young people with asthma and their families. This webinar is designed to offer guidance and resources to help improve asthma care by giving […]

#AskAboutAsthma campaign encourages Londoners to improve lives for asthma sufferers

23rd September 2019

For the third year running, Healthy London Partnership and NHS England (London region), supported by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, successfully launched the #AskAboutAsthma campaign from the 16-22 September, to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. The campaign was launched to coincide with children and young people returning […]

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 […]

Middlesex Pharmaceutical Group – Inhaler Technique Training Workshops – Blog

17th September 2019

The Middlesex Pharmaceutical Group (MPG) of Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) was asked to make a pledge: What promise could the MPG make (and keep) to help improve the health of patients with asthma, a reversible condition? Let’s take a step back. The MPG is the organisation responsible for LPCs across 9 boroughs of North Central […]

#AskAboutAsthma campaign launches to improve lives for asthma sufferers

9th September 2019

For the third year running, Healthy London Partnership and NHS England (London region), supported by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, are running a campaign #AskAboutAsthma from the 16-22 September, to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. An estimated 200,000 people in the UK have severe asthma, this is […]