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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...

10/09/2021
PCRS is currently seeking two new Trustees.  All interested applicants are invited to apply. In particular, we are looking for Trustees with background or experience in law (charity or...

13/08/2021
Alongside BTS, ERS, ATS and many other healthcare groups PCRS has submitted a letter to Vectura Board Members urging them to reject the acquisition offer by tobacco products manufacturer Philip...

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...

17/06/2021
Every year, air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths in the UK.  The World Health Organisation and the UK Government recognise that air pollution is the largest environmental health risk we face...

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...

10/06/2021
PCRS have today issued a position statement on strategies to care for patients with respiratory disease and frailty in the community setting. Frailty is thought to affect around 10% of those aged...

25/05/2021
The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) and British Thoracic Society (BTS) have worked together successfully for many years, and we are pleased to announce that a formal collaboration now exists...