The Primary Care Respiratory Society

Inspiring best practice in respiratory care

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This website is for healthcare professionals only


Clinical Resources

PCRS produces a range of guidance and clinical resources to support healthcare professionals in the delivery of respiratory disease management in primary care. Popular items include:

Full list of clinical resources

Professional Development Resources

Based on our publication Fit to Care, PCRS provides guidance on the skills knowledge and training required to deliver respiratory care at a Standard, Advanced and Expert Level. Additionally, PCRS has produced a range of resources to support professional development including self-rating checklists and a guide to reflection document.

Primary Care Respiratory Update (PCRU)

We produce PCRU, a regular update publication which includes a series of articles in each issue including "Getting the Basics Right" features and other feature articles on all aspects of primary care based respiratory diagnosis, care and innovative service delivery.

You can access all issues of PCRU online or if you use our search tool related articles from PCRU will be included in your search results

Primary Care Respiratory Academy Learning Platform

PCRA LogoPCRS and Cogora (publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice, ThePharmacist, and Healthcare Leader) have worked together to develop an educational clinical platform for UK GPs, nurses, practice pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. The platform includes E-learning CPD modules on a range of respiratory clinical topics, a journal club to help you keep up to date with all the latest respiratory publications and other digital resources in a range of formats.  The resources are free, you just need to create an account to access them.

Training Providers

PCRS provides a list of education providers list of education providers who provide respiratory education programmes in the UK.