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Latest News

26/05/2020
G20 country leaders have today been urged to prioritise greener healthcare as they develop post-COVID 19 economic recovery plans. PCRS have co-signed a letter coordinated by the Global Climate and...

20/05/2020
NICE has issued new rapid guidance on keeping safe those patients in the community with interstitial lung disease (ILD). Many patients with ILD will have received a letter telling them that they are...

14/05/2020
Current smokers with COVID-19 are at increased risk for severe complications and face a higher mortality rate than former or never smokers. Jaber Alqahtani from University College London and...

20/04/2020
Carol Stonham, PCRS Executive Chair was delighted to receive a letter today from Kay Boycott, the Asthma UK and BLF CEO thanking PCRS members for working throughout the Easter Weekend. In Kay’s...

16/04/2020
NICE issue rapid guidelines on the community management of patients with COPD NICE has issued new rapid guidance on keeping safe those patients in the community with COPD. All people with COPD are...

16/04/2020
Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) we are delighted to announce that Mrs Lynn Ladbrook has been appointed as the new Chief Executive in succession to Anne Smith. Lynn will work together with...

16/04/2020
Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation have launched an online hub to support patients recovering from COVID-19 with persistent breathlessness. The hub was developed with support from PCRS and...

06/04/2020
NICE has issued new rapid guidance on caring for patients in the community with severe asthma and adults with suspected or confirmed pneumonia. Asthma Patients with severe asthma are at high risk...

30/03/2020
PCRS Pragmatic Guidance for crisis management of asthma and COPD during the UK Covid-19 epidemic PCRS has today issued pragmatic guidance for the routine...

27/03/2020
A video setting out top tips for consulting with asthma and COPD patients by telephone and video has been made by PCRS Executive Vice Chair Katherine Hickman. Respiratory Lead for West Yorkshire...