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#AskAboutAsthma 2020 Communications Toolkit

11th July 2019

#AskAboutAsthma is back! Keeping children’s asthma under control is particularly important this year due to the coronavirus and any potential second wave. This year’s campaign will look slightly different from previous years. Running from 14-20 September, it will include a week-long schedule of webinars, podcasts, blogs, social media activity and a virtual conference on Wednesday […]

#AskAboutAsthma – three simple steps improve lives for asthma sufferers

5th July 2019

London’s #AskAboutAsthma campaign is set to return between the 16 – 22 September 2019 1 in 10 children and young people in London have asthma but less than half of these have an asthma management plan or know how to use their inhaler correctly. Healthy London Partnership and the NHS in London, supported by the Mayor […]

Clean Air Day – Breathing new life into London’s air

18th June 2019

Thursday, 20 June 2019 is Clean Air Day, and Sara Nelson, deputy director of transformation for children and young people at Healthy London Partnership, is asking NHS Trusts and Londoners, to get involved in improving air quality in our city. London suffers from high levels of air pollution, and has the highest levels of nitrogen […]

North West London children and young people asthma network event

15th March 2019

Healthy London Partnership, together with the Whole Systems Integrated Care team, co-hosted an event  on 27 February 2019 bringing together people working to improve children and young people’s (CYP) asthma care in North West London. The aim was to learn from eachother and share insights from those working across the system in North West London, […]

#AsthmaRapChallenge communications toolkit

20th September 2018

As part of the NHS in London’s  #AskAboutAsthma campaign, young Londoners can take part in the #AsthmaRapChallenge that aims to get children and young people thinking and being creative while learning and sharing essential messages about safely managing asthma. The prize is a professional recording session.  Templates and files Please use the templates and the […]

Asthma mind and body: An integrated approach to supporting the health needs of children

7th September 2018

Anto Ingrassia, is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and Clinical Lead for the Children & Young People’s Health Partnership describes how emotional and behavioural issues can impact on the treatment and management on asthma. “Physical health and mental health are undeniably interconnected. The care and treatment of physical health problems affects mental health and emotional […]

Asthma and clean air: How does air pollution affect young people with asthma?

7th September 2018

Colette Roach is a project manager in our primary care team. She has recently completed a Master’s in Public Health during which she wrote her dissertation on the effects that air pollution in London has on the development and exacerbations of childhood asthma. Since it’s #AskAboutAsthma right now, we asked her a few questions about […]

Asthma and schools: Simple steps help flag when a child’s asthma is getting out of control

7th September 2018

Heather Hudson, Hounslow School Nurse, shares how a simple intervention of monitoring use of asthma medication at school has helped promote preventative measures and achieve better asthma care management. “Last  September, we  started an asthma audit at Strand on the Green Junior and Strand on the Green Infant School. In the first couple of weeks […]