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Every year, air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths in the UK.  The World Health Organisation and the UK Government recognise that air pollution is the largest environmental health risk we face today.

PCRS have today issued a position statement on strategies to care for patients with respiratory disease and frailty in the community setting.

The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) and British Thoracic Society (BTS) have worked together successfully for many years, and we are pleased to announce that a formal collaboration now exists between the organisations.

PCRS has joined the call for more action across government to reduce health inequalities.  We are proud to have joined the <

Dr Erika Kennington, Head of Research and Innovation at The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership outlines ho

For over a year many medical tests, including spirometry, have been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

“As the world returns to normal, we can’t go back to busines as usual” reads the headline on the Earth Day website.

This report presents results from an analysis of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) primary care data in Wales from the second round of the Welsh primary care audit compon

The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) broadly welcomes the proposed reforms set out in the new Government Health White Paper,

For a year from early March UKHACC Director Nicky Philpott will be seconded to the Greener NHS team, which is working to deliver NHS England’s target to become carbon-neutral by 2040. During this time the Alliance will appoint another director to lead their work.

While the focus of primary care services is rightly on the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations it’s important we don’t lose sight of our longer term ambitions for improving the nations lung health.

The start of a new year is an ideal time to support patients to consider small ways to begin working towards a healthy lifestyle.