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15 November 2017 - 1:55pm
Today is World COPD Day, an annual campaign organised by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease GOLD), to improve awareness and care of patients with COPD around the world. Why...

15 November 2017 - 1:51pm
Our patients live with their respiratory condition 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and by definition self-manage the vast majority of time. New research from National Voices has...

6 November 2017 - 3:01pm
November is Lung Cancer awareness month, a public health campaign to encourage people displaying the common symptoms of lung cancer, such as a persistent cough, breathlessness or unexplained weight...

6 November 2017 - 2:51pm
The British Thoracic Society (BTS) has published its 2017 Adult Asthma Audit which focuses on hospital admissions of people with acute asthma. The audit examined data available for 4258 patients...

22 September 2017 - 3:20pm
British Thoracic Society publishes first quality standards for adult home oxygen All patients who are being considered for long-term oxygen treatment (LTOT) at home should have a thorough risk...

5 September 2017 - 8:32am
More than two thirds of PCRS-UK members use the GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) guideline for the diagnosis, management and prevention of COPD, or a local variation...

25 July 2017 - 8:35am
People living with respiratory disease require a significant amount of support, guidance and intervention to manage their condition effectively. These interventions need to be delivered by ...