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12 April 2018 - 4:12pm
The latest report from the National COPD Audit says primary care must improve referral rates for pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) because it is such an effective and high value therapy for people with...

12 April 2018 - 9:13am
Chronic lung disease is a common and growing problem in Africa affecting around 1 in 8 adults. The main forms are COPD, asthma and post TB lung disease. COPD is now the third leading cause of death...

3 April 2018 - 4:13pm
PCRS-UK are in the process of developing a pragmatic guide for clinicians focusing on the diagnosis and management of tobacco dependency. As such, we have convened a group of 15 individuals with...

28 March 2018 - 11:19am
PCRS-UK has published an algorithm to identify people with COPD who might benefit from inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) treatment and those in whom it may not be appropriate. It also offers an approach...

28 March 2018 - 11:12am
Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Brave: a workshop that will boost your confidence 11th July 2018, Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham Have you ever felt you need more self confidence in the workplace to...

23 March 2018 - 1:30pm
PCRS-UK and Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) have been working closely together on the new training arrangements for people to become certified as competent in performing...

12 March 2018 - 9:22am
ARNS supports applications for assistance towards course fees for members and non-members. As a member you can also apply for a bursary towards attending a respiratory conference or the purchase of...

19 February 2018 - 10:36am
Endorsed by PCRS-UK, the guideline offers recommendations on symptom recognition, management and follow-up of the disease that are relevant for primary care clinicians. The use of products...

2 February 2018 - 5:29pm
PCRS-UK has published a consensus statement on key aspects of the diagnosis, management and monitoring of asthma to provide clarity for primary care clinicians faced with conflicting national...

19 January 2018 - 4:57pm
An in-depth look at the many components of supported self-management in the Winter issue of Primary Care Respiratory Update could make you think differently about the time you spend with people who...