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25/11/2021
During 2021, IPCRG has been providing evidence based answers to the questions our global Sentinel Network of practising primary health care professionals ask about COVID. The project was set up as a...

25/11/2021
Pre-emptively identifying patients with asthma most at risk for exacerbation and intervening to improve their asthma control has the potential to save lives. A presentation (https://thorax.bmj.com/...

25/11/2021
Asking patients with respiratory disease about their use of candles and whether they have an attached garage may not be at the top of the list when conducting a regular reviews but perhaps it should...

17/11/2021
There are currently around 1.3 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with COPD. It is a condition that affects the quality of life of those affected and can lead to premature death. It has...

02/11/2021
The PCRS Greener Respiratory Healthcare Pathway is the latest in a suite of tools available to support colleagues working in primary care to understand and deliver greener and more sustainable high...

16/09/2021
PCRS is deeply concerned about the takeover of Vectura, a pharmaceutical company producing medicines for the treatment of respiratory disease, by Philip Morris International, a company whose tobacco...

15/09/2021
Real life stories of how people’s health is damaged by social factors such as poor housing are being highlighted by nearly 200 organisations calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health...

20/07/2021
PCRS is delighted to announce that Simpson Millar has joined forces with PCRS to support our fantastic network of local respiratory groups – the PCRS Peer Support Network. Simpson Millar is a UK...

21/06/2021
PCRS are proud to be part of the Media Planet’s Respiratory Health campaign - launched on 22nd June within the Guardian newspaper and online at https://bit.ly/3vuXRyV Respiratory Health looks at...

10/06/2021
David Barber, Trainee Advanced Practitioner / Respiratory Physiotherapist Knowsley Community Respiratory Service I’m certain we have all experienced that moment, when information not sought...