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21/01/2021
While the focus of primary care services is rightly on the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations it’s important we don’t lose sight of our longer term ambitions for improving the nations lung health. The...

15/01/2021
Patients with respiratory disease deserve equal access to early and accurate diagnosis, high standards of care, delivered by practitioners with suitable training and experience. Barriers to such a...

07/01/2021
The start of a new year is an ideal time to support patients to consider small ways to begin working towards a healthy lifestyle. Grand gestures are unlikely to be sustainable long term but taking...

01/01/2021
     As we get to the end of 2020 it is certainly a year that will go down in history and one none of us will ever forget. It has challenged us physically and mentally, left...

30/11/2020
PCRS is proud to be a part of the latest edition of the Respiratory Health Campaign developed by Media Planet in partnership with IPCRG, British Lung Foundation, Asthma UK, and Global Action Plan...

25/11/2020
NCSCT and Public Helth England have announced the resumption of face-to-face stop smoking consultations and carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring. CO monitoring is a valuable motivational tool for smokers...

25/11/2020
PCRS has produced a new position statement on spirometry.  In the statement we discuss who should undertake and interpret spirometry and when it should be undertaken, specifically in light in...

17/11/2020
PCRS is calling today (18th November 2020) for action to promote greener healthcare that is kinder to the environment and in turn helps patients who live with COPD to live well. An estimated 1.2...

12/11/2020
The PCRS Patient Reference Group is an advisory group responsible for providing independent advice and feedback to executive and trustees on how well the Society is performing in...

01/10/2020
PCRS welcomes the NHS commitment to becoming net carbon zero by 2040 as set out in the report “Delivering a Net Zero Health Service” (released today 1 October 2020). Climate change poses a major...