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14/11/2018
GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) has updated its strategy for the diagnosis, management and prevention of COPD. There are two key changes: Initial treatment...

14/11/2018
This is Lung Cancer Awareness month and the good news is that a recent trial reports that introducing lung screening for people at high risk of lung cancer could reduce deaths from the disease....

14/11/2018
Where a patient lives, their age and economic circumstance can affect their chances of developing asthma and the care that they receive, finds a new Asthma UK report. On the Edge: How inequality...

30/10/2018
Thursday 1st November marks the start of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It educates patients about the need to recognise symptoms and present earlier to their GP and reminds healthcare professionals of...

26/10/2018
The Room 101 session at the PCRS national respiratory conference touched such a raw nerve with delegates when they were asked what their top waste issue was that we have decided to extend our poll to...

18/10/2018
A series of instructional videos on good inhaler technique has been launched by Asthma UK. Endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group, of which PCRS is a member, the videos have been created to address the...

04/10/2018
PCRS is delighted to endorse the Association of Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) spirometry course as appropriate for health professionals, having reviewed it and provided extensive input...

03/10/2018
PCRS has produced a draft copy for consultation of a pragmatic guide to diagnosing and managing tobacco dependence which calls for a new approach to treating smokers. This is because the...

03/10/2018
PCRS has joined forces with international colleagues to promote a global initiative called Asthma Right Care (ARC) which aims to positively disrupt current thinking about the way asthma is treated in...

26/09/2018
A new logo and a more contemporary look for the society is being launched today at the PCRS National Respiratory Conference. Speaking about the new look, Dr Noel Baxter, PCRS executive chair said...