At the British Thoracic Society (BTS) 2022 Winter Meeting, respiratory experts from around the UK are discussing their apprehension of the looming pressure on the health system as we enter the winter months.
The Oxford AHSN and the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust respiratory pharmacy team have launched a new and evidence-based Asthma Structured Medication Review template for use with asthma patients.
World COPD Day, 16th November, is organised by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world.
Reducing the environmental impact of single use inhalers for the treatment of asthma and other respiratory diseases has become an important touch point as the NHS seeks to achieve its promised
The British Lung Foundation, Primary Care Respiratory Society, Macmillan Cancer Support and other leading respiratory organisations are supporting a new lung cancer early-diagnosis campaign launched across the UK to raise awareness of lung cancer in ‘never-smokers’ amongst GPs and primary healthc
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are looking to recruit primary care clinicians interested in becoming a site for a COPD and antibiotics study.
On World Lung Day, 25 September 2022, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) calls on governments worldwide to address stark global inequalities in respiratory health.
PCRS joins the nation in offering our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty the Queen.
The PCRS conference is one of the highlights of the PCRS calendar. This year, we are excited to be bringing back our regular face-to-face conference and we’ll be travelling down to Telford International Centre on 22nd September spring in our step!
After nearly three years in the role, Lynn Ladbrook, PCRS CEO, has announced that she will be leaving the Primary Care Respiratory Society at the end of September to take on a new role at the Association of Science Education.
Supply disruption of varenicline has been on going since October 2021 because of the presence of nitrosamines above acceptable level of daily intake. There is still no certainty when varenicline will return.
A new ‘NICE real-world evidence framework’ was launched last week, with the aim to improve the quality of real-world evidence which informs NICE guidance development.
During 2021, IPCRG has been providing evidence based answers to the questions our global Sentinel Network of practising primary health care professionals ask about COVID.
BTS Winter Meeting 2021: Using primary care data to find asthma patients at high risk for exacerbation
Pre-emptively identifying patients with asthma most at risk for exacerbation and intervening to improve their asthma control has the potential to save lives.