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On Demand Webinar: Why is the UK still struggling to significantly improve asthma outcomes?

Watch our on demand webinar on perspectives of the current UK landscape in asthma care

Panel members shared their personal and professional reflections on the current state of asthma care in the UK, followed by a chaired discussion on the theme: Increasing our impact: Time to accelerate the pace of change.

Session Chair

Monica Fletcher OBE, Advocacy Lead, Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research


  • Darush Attar-Zadeh, Pharmacist, Behaviour Change Specialist and International Respiratory Trainer
  • Dr Alistair JA Duff, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychological Services, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Linda Edwards, Chief Executive, Education for Health
  • Dr Katherine Hickman, GP in Bradford and Respiratory Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership and Leeds CCG
  • Dr Erika Kennington, Head of Research and Innovation (Asthma), The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership
  • Dr Dave Leather, Medical Vice President, Respiratory Therapy, GSK
  • Professor Mike Morgan, Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine and former Respiratory NCD
  • Professor Hilary Pinnock, Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, The University of Edinburgh

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The Asthma Right Care initiative was originated by the IPCRG with funding from AstraZeneca internationally. The adaptation of materials by PCRS for use in the UK has been funded by AstraZeneca UK Limited.