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12/03/2019
An overloaded health system, lack of smoking cessation services and insufficient training are preventing primary care practitioners from using evidence based interventions to help patients to quit...

08/03/2019
Nominations have opened for the Chief Allied Health Professions Awards creating an opportunity for allied health professionals to showcase their innovative and high quality respiratory work. The...

08/03/2019
Healthcare professionals should raise awareness of the dangers of air pollution with patients with chronic respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, says a new Quality Standard on air pollution...

08/03/2019
A cross-party group of MPs has set out a range of tough measures to tackle tobacco dependency including raising the minimum age of sale for tobacco to prevent youngsters taking up the habit. The...

05/03/2019
Regular e-cigarette use among young people remains low in Britain and has plateaued among adults, says a new report from Public Health England. It calls for more smokers to be encouraged to use e-...

27/02/2019
Registration is now open for the Primary Care Respiratory Academy 2019 Clinical, Commissioning and Pharmacy events. The programme starts in April and offers: 20 full day clinical roadshows, 10...

27/02/2019
It’s No Smoking Day 2019 on Wednesday March 13, the national health awareness day that encourages smokers to quit. But do you know the range of options now available for you to help different...

22/02/2019
The UK has the highest asthma death rate for young people aged 10-24, compared with other wealthy countries. This is the finding of an international comparison of young people’s health conducted...

21/02/2019
There is a danger that the debate around e-cigarettes will drown out the work needed to tackle tobacco dependency, warns a leading respiratory physician in a BMJ editorial. More than three million...

19/02/2019
PCRS has launched an online giving page where people can donate money to support our work to influence respiratory healthcare policy and campaign for improvements in respiratory care. This has...