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Time to review: 30 minutes

Primary care practitioners should seek to identify and provide proactive support to older people living with frailty in the community.

Time to review: 15 minutes

Self-reported during community pharmacy consultations in London

Time to review: 30 minutes

Noel Baxter PCRS Policy Lead and Tracey Lonergan PCRS Policy Coordinator.

Time to review: 30 minutes

Dr Duncan Keeley and Prof Martin Partridge have set out that there are advantages of separating out the routine inhaled treatment of asthma and COPD from that needed in more acute situations. PCRS supports the further development and evaluation of the proposal that patients with asthma and COPD who have had an exacerbation or are at risk of having one, should be given an emergency treatment pack consisting of a spacer and the appropriate MDI/MDIs according to whether they have asthma (salbutamol and high dose beclomethasone) or COPD (salbutamol).

Time to review: 1 hour
Type: PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma, COPD, COVID-19 Status: Current

Time to review: 15 minutes

A video has been produced by Dr Katherine Hickman, Respiratory Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate and a GP in Bradford, about managing stable COPD and asthma patients over the phone. Some further videos are in the process of being developed.

Time to review: 30 minutes
Type: Event information, PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

Presented by Darush Attar-Zadeh and Katherine Hickman, this session challenged delegates on their prescribing habits and attention to patient behaviours, and provided tangible tools and techniques for immediate adoption into practice to improve asthma outcomes.

Time to review: 30 minutes

As a point of principle, we support initiatives to improve air quality, and minimise short- and long-term damage to the environment, particularly those with an impact on climate change resulting from greenhouse gases.