Tag: asthma

How asthma has affected me throughout my life

30th September 2022

Robert Adoo Kissi-Debrah shares his experiences of living with asthma as a young person and how he has learnt to manage the condition. Robert also draws on the work of The Ella Roberta Foundation, founded by his mother, Rosamund, which raises awareness about asthma and campaigns to improve air quality for everyone, everywhere.

How Mums for Lungs are campaigning to improve air pollution

30th September 2022

Ruth Fitzharris from Mums for Lungs blogs about the links between air pollution and asthma. Ruth considers the practical changes which parents of children with asthma can take to reduce the risk of air pollution triggering their condition, as well as the need for wider-system changes to tackle air pollution across cities.

What the Haringey public health team are doing to support children with asthma

30th September 2022

Haringey’s Public Health team share how they are taking a whole systems approach to asthma management, including addressing environmental triggers, introducing a comprehensive education programme and promoting personalised care and effective preventative interventions to control and reduce the risk of asthma attacks.

Taking control of my own asthma management

30th September 2022

For #AskAboutAsthma 2022, Olivia Fulton reflects on her asthma journey as a young person and the transition to managing her asthma independently.

Making the invisible visible – where health meets housing

30th September 2022

Did you know that the average person spends 90% of their lifetime indoors? If you are 40 years old, that’s a massive 36 years. We spend so much time indoors that we should be called the indoor generation! Sure, there are lots of studies, evidence and awareness of what contributes to outdoor pollution and how […]

Children and young people’s asthma fact sheet

24th May 2022

This fact sheet has been developed by the NHS England (London region) children and young people’s asthma team to share key information on the risks and management of asthma.

Children and young people asthma films

10th February 2022

The following films around asthma and asthma care have been produced for children and young people. Preventable is a short film written, produced and directed by young people to help and support young asthmatics and those who care for them. This version has been specially adapted for our team and can be used to help […]

#RightInhalerImage campaign update

1st February 2022

We are pleased to announce that the #RightInhalerImage campaign, launched by HLP’s Children and Young People’s Asthma Programme last year, is being taken forward by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG). The IPCRG has launched a free gallery of images that can be downloaded for use in publications, presentations and other usage. The gallery […]

#AskAboutAsthma Campaign 2020

22nd September 2020

Thank you for all the support for our #AskAboutAsthma campaign week on keeping children’s asthma under control particularly more so this year due to the coronavirus and this second wave. Below you will find links to our blogs, podcasts, webinar recordings and slides from the campaign programme. Click here for more information including how we […]