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01/10/2020
PCRS welcomes the NHS commitment to becoming net carbon zero by 2040 as set out in the report “Delivering a Net Zero Health Service” (released today 1 October 2020). Climate change poses a major...

02/09/2020
Greener respiratory healthcare puts patients at the heart of the system Holistic care that puts patients at the heart of systems and decision-making processes so that they are more likely to...

02/09/2020
Greener respiratory healthcare: where do we go now as the inhaler recycling schemes comes to an end? There is an urgent need for a national strategy to avoid the estimated 73 million respiratory...

26/08/2020
A new study published in The Advances in Therapy journal, using real world-data confirms a link between over-reliance on SABA inhalers and an increase in asthma exacerbations and asthma-related...

24/06/2020
Concerned about diagnosing patients presenting with respiratory symptoms? Help is at hand. PCRS have now issued a position statement and recommendations for clinicians on the diagnostic work up of...

10/06/2020
PCRS is delighted to announce the launch of Wave 1 of a series of new educational webinars for HCPs and patients to help the management of primary care respiratory conditions in light of the current...

26/05/2020
G20 country leaders have today been urged to prioritise greener healthcare as they develop post-COVID 19 economic recovery plans. PCRS have co-signed a letter coordinated by the Global Climate and...

20/05/2020
NICE has issued new rapid guidance on keeping safe those patients in the community with interstitial lung disease (ILD). Many patients with ILD will have received a letter telling them that they are...

14/05/2020
Current smokers with COVID-19 are at increased risk for severe complications and face a higher mortality rate than former or never smokers. Jaber Alqahtani from University College London and...

20/04/2020
Carol Stonham, PCRS Executive Chair was delighted to receive a letter today from Kay Boycott, the Asthma UK and BLF CEO thanking PCRS members for working throughout the Easter Weekend. In Kay’s...