asthma

#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 […]

#AskAboutAsthma event: 5 September 2018

6th September 2018

Agenda and materials presented at the #AskAboutAsthma transforming children and young people’s care event for London’s NHS. This was a full-day programme of education, discussion and networking opportunities designed to improve the care and management of children and young people with asthma in London. It was timed to coincide with our #AskAboutAsthma campaign – now in […]

Londoners take the #AsthmaRapChallenge for a chance at a studio recording session

5th September 2018

This September, 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. Healthy London Partnership is working with Key […]

Asthma and allergy: Declaring war on dust mites!

4th September 2018

Catherine Sutton, Mum to Edward, who has severe allergies and asthma, shares some of her tried and tested advice for dust mites and other allergens associated with respiratory illness at home and school.  Catherine has set up Airborne Allergy Action with other affected Mums. “Did you know that dustmite allergy is one of the most […]

NHS in London says take three small steps to improve lives #AskAboutAsthma

3rd September 2018

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 NHS England London are launching a campaign #AskAboutAsthma to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in the capital. […]

#AskAboutAsthma transforming care event

28th August 2018

Join us for an exciting programme of education, discussion and networking opportunities designed to improve the care and management of children and young people in London. Timed to coincide with our #AskAboutAsthma campaign – back this year after the success of 2017, with the same aims of making sure all children and young people in […]

Get ready to #AskAboutAsthma: 3-16th September

24th August 2018

The London Ask About Asthma campaign is on again this year from 3 to 16 September. The dates coincide with the return to school and peak hospital admissions for asthma. The goal is to have children and young people and the people who care for them asking simple questions to make sure they are managing their asthma. […]