Asthma Resources

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Here you will find a range of resources on Asthma. Case Studies and Feature Articles related to Asthma are available to read here - simply select 'Filter by' and then Asthma.

 

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Visual aid for optimising asthma reviews

This one-page visual aid to support a person-centred asthma review. Ensuring patients get the right medicine (preventer) to get the right place...

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Asthma + Lung UK - How exercise and physical activity affects your lungs

Find out why movement can help manage a lung condition, and the different types of activities and exercises that may be helpful. Visit the website...

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Article - The effectiveness of a primary care respiratory diagnostic hub in inner city cosmopolitan population

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an in-community standardised respiratory diagnostic hub (RDH) in primary care in...

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Past webinar - How to Successfully Manage Adults with Asthma and Allergies - British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) & Respiratory Futures - October 2023

Presentation 1: How to spot the allergic driver for ongoing asthma symptoms (Carla Astles – ANP NHS, Education for Health Associate) Presentation 2:...

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All about Asthma (Easy Read) - Asthma + Lung UK

This resource provides patients information all about asthma and how to stay well. Access the resource here.

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NICE Asthma Inhalers and the Environment Patient Decision Aid

If you would like to think about reducing the carbon footprint of your asthma treatment, this decision aid explains the options. It is intended to...

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NICE Asthma Quality Standard

This quality standard covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in...

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Drawing Breath - clinical audit report 2021/22 - Royal College of Physicians

Drawing Breath is the first ‘state of the nation’ report to combine data on asthma, COPD and pulmonary rehabilitation across primary and secondary...

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Past webinar - How to Successfully Manage Adults with Asthma and Allergies - British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) & Respiratory Futures- June 2023

This webinar covers the following four topics: Presentation 1 – How to spot the allergic driver for ongoing asthma symptoms (Dr Robin Gore,...

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British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) webinar: How to Successfully Manage Adults with Asthma and Allergies

This webinar covers the following four topics: Presentation 1 – How to spot the allergic driver for ongoing asthma symptoms (Dr Robin Gore,...

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British Thoracic Society Asthma care bundles

The BTS asthma care bundle is to be used for patients discharged from A&E following an acute asthma attack, but can also be used in admissions...

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BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma 2019

The final scope for the NICE/BTS/SIGN joint Guideline for the Diagnosis, Monitoring and Management of Chronic Asthma is available here. Access the...

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Greener Practice UK - High Quality and Low Carbon Asthma Care toolkit

A quality improvement toolkit for primary care. Greener Practice can help with education and implementation support for practices, PCNs, ICS or...

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Moving On Asthma - Helping young people with asthma to live independently

Moving On Asthma is a resource for young people living with asthma. It covers topics including general information about asthma, self-advocacy, living...

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Healthy London Partnership: London schools’ guide for the care of children and young people with asthma

A guide to enable schools to manage children and young people with asthma effectively in a school setting. Read the asthma guide here

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Asthma + Lung UK resources for health professionals

A range of resources for health professionals supporting patients with Asthma. Resources include personalised asthma action plans, online tools and...

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British Thoracic Society Clinical Statement on Occupational Asthma

Occupational Asthma accounts for around 1 in 6 cases of adult-onset asthma, and is most commonly caused by individuals developing an allergy to...

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NICE - Patient decision aid: inhalers for asthma

A tool to help clinicians when discussing a change of inhaler device Read the Patient Decision aid  

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NICE Guideline: Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management

This guidance aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It also contains...

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Asthma + Lung UK - multilingual asthma information

Non-English action plans for patients with asthma. Access the actions plans here  

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NHS - Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Asthma Self-Management Videos

A range of videos in different languages about staying well with Asthma. Videos include guidance on inhaler and medication use, action plans, and...

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National Respiratory Audit Programme (NRAP)

The National Respiratory Audit Programme (NRAP) for England, Scotland and Wales aims to improve the quality of care, services and clinical outcomes...

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Inhale - INteractive Health Atlas of Lung conditions in England

Online tool showing data from a range of sources about respiratory diseases including COPD and asthma. Visit the website

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Inhaler Standards and Competency Documents

The inhaler standards and competency documents are intended to be used as a framework to set, assess and support the standards of those initiating...