Welcome to Asthma + Lung UK
Breath is an inhalation, an exhalation. Breath is life. We’re the UK’s lung health charity, fighting for your right to breathe.
Winter lung health
Winter can be a difficult time of year if you have a lung condition. Using our advice could help you stay well this winter.
Shop for Christmas cards
Buying our Christmas cards is an easy way to support us while spreading festive cheer. And we've got a huge selection. From snowy scenes to rockin' robins, and from classic nativity scenes to witty wishes - we've got something for everyone.
London Landmarks half marathon 2024
The London Landmarks Half Marathon winds through London's most famous sights, celebrating our capitals amazing, fun and quirky history.
Why we’re here
We believe that every breath matters
Whoever said, “We all breathe the same air” didn’t have to worry about being one of the 43,000 early deaths attributed to air pollution every year. Wasn’t the 1 in every 5 people who will have a lung condition in their lifetime. Or one of the 5.4 million people in the UK living with asthma.
Respiratory care isn’t good enough
Even before COVID-19, NHS hospital admissions for lung conditions were rising three times faster than average admissions. People living with lung conditions are often overlooked and being left behind. Their condition isn’t accurately diagnosed at an early stage – and even when they are diagnosed, they’re not given the care they need.
Transforming lung health
Our vision is for a world where everyone has healthy lungs. We are dedicated to helping create a world where good lung health and the ability to breathe freely are a basic right enjoyed by all. From research and campaigning to advice and support, as the nation’s lung charity we are on a mission to change the way that lung health is perceived.
There are lots of ways to support Asthma + Lung UK. Help us fight for your right to breathe freely.