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#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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

#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, […]