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This article explores the impact of the environment on the health of people with asthma and COPD and focuses on two key areas, indoor (home) and outdoor pollutants and severe weather extremes such as heat waves or very cold weather

In this episode we hear from Dr Aarti Bansal about the importance of delivering greener kinder respiratory health with PCRS Executive Chair, Katherine Hickman. Aarti explains how she communicates the importance of sustainable practices to her patients.

This online learning module will take you through the GINA approach to managing asthma and using this, in collaboration with patients, to ensure and maintain optimal treatment for people with asthma.

This online learning module looks at the impact of both indoor and outdoor pollution on patients living with asthma. We consider ways in which climate change and the resulting extreme weather can worsen symptoms and trigger exacerbations.

This online learning module will take you through some key points to consider when working with patients taking inhaled treatment for their asthma.

In this module we'll explore the nuances of accurately diagnosing asthma - acknowledging that it's a process that requires time and consensus. Change isn't always easy, especially when it involves adapting long-standing methods.

In this PCRS Greener Healthcare Campaign podcast Tracey Lonergan, Shakeela Riaz and Amanda Roberts (PCRS Patient Reference Group) discuss their experiences of living with, and living with family members with, respiratory disease.

Concerns about the environmental impact of the propellant gases used in pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDIs) and the plastics used in all single-use inhaler devices have made them an important focus for efforts to reduce the environmental impact of the NHS.

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

Vikki Knowles - Surrey: Minimising MDIs Independent Respiratory Nurse Specialist Vikki Knowles shares the early stages of work being done to minimise the use of Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) in their practice in Surrey and how that can positively impact the greener healthcare environment

Dr Kat Parker - Bristol: Switching to DPIs In this case study from Dr Kat Parker, she shares her experience of how her practice in Bristol has been switching patients from Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) to Dry Powder Inhalers (DPIs) where appropriate to do so, when and how they communicat

Dr Steve Holmes - Somerset: A Whole Practice Approach to Greener Healthcare This case study from Dr Steve Holmes provides an overview of the changes he and his colleagues have made over the past twenty years in order to improve not just the practice they run and how it operates, but als

In this PCRS Greener Healthcare Campaign podcast Carol Stonham, PCRS Executive Chair is joined by Ren Lawlor, PCRS Education Lead to discuss their Top Ten Tips for ensuring successful and meaningful virtual consultations with your patients.

In the next of the PCRS Greener Healthcare Campaign Podcasts and to celebrate Clean Air Day 2022, Carol Stonham (PCRS Executive Chair) is joined by Professor Sir Stephen Holgate (Medical Research Council Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine, Southampton; Respiratory