Chest & Lungs

Chest & Lungs

A chronic cough or shortness of breath might not be too intrusive day to day, but they could signify that something’s wrong with your respiratory system.

Asthma

Please make sure you make time to attend your asthma reviews. Even though you may feel completely well, these appointments help us to help you keep well with your asthma.

Information about condition and how to manage effectively:
www.asthma.org.uk

Asthma Action Plan – You may find it helpful to complete a personal action plan with your GP or asthma nurse:
www.asthma.org.uk/globalassets/health-advice/resources/adults/adult-asthma-action-plan.pdf

How to measure Peak Flow:
www.asthma.org.uk/advice/manage-your-asthma/peak-flow

How to use your inhaler:
www.asthma.org.uk/advice/inhaler-videos

Flu vaccine:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/who-should-have-flu-vaccine 

COPD

Please make sure you make time to attend your COPD reviews. Even though you may feel completely well, these appointments help us to help you keep well with your COPD.

Local Services

Pulmonary rehabilitation:
www.livewellservices.cheshireeast.gov.uk/Services/4417

Stopping smoking:
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/livewell/health-matters/keeping-well/stopping-smoking/stopping-smoking

National Services

British Lung Foundation:
www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/copd/what-is-copd

COPD foundation:
www.copdfoundation.org

Inhaler information:
www.asthma.org.uk/advice/inhaler-videos
www.rightbreathe.com

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