asthma

Why do an asthma peer review?

16th September 2020

by Sam Rostom, North Central London, Children and Young People’s Programme Director How can you fix something… if you don’t know what the problem looks like? Asthma affects a large number of children and young people in north-central London (NCL) and nationally. Approximately three people in every classroom have asthma, and it is the most […]

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 […]

Call for teenagers with asthma to co-design NHS app

4th March 2020

Today [Wednesday 4 March, 2020], the Digital Health Passport, a personal health record that enables young people to take control of their health by creating asthma action plans, tracking symptoms and accessing NHS support, is calling on 14-25 years olds living with asthma in east London, to help develop the app which is due to […]

#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 […]