Tag: asthma

Difficult to treat / severe asthma

5th December 2022

This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in primary, community, hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma in an acute setting. There are a number of children who have persistent symptoms or frequent […]

Emergency department and discharge

2nd December 2022

This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in a hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma in an acute setting. Asthma management in emergency departments Acute asthma is a relatively common emergency in […]

Personal asthma action plans (PAAP)

2nd December 2022

This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in primary, community, hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma in an acute setting. If a child has a personalised asthma action plan they are four […]

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 […]