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Asthma + Lung UK becomes a Founding Charity Member of Our Future Health

Asthma + Lung UK has become a Founding Charity Member of Our Future Health, the UK’s largest health research programme. The programme is building a community of volunteers to create a detailed picture of the nation’s health.
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Harmonica for Lung Health at popular Harpin’ by the Sea festival

Visitors to Brighton and Hove’s popular Harpin’ by the Sea harmonica festival are invited to join a special Harmonica for Lung Health session with Asthma + Lung UK
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Asthma + Lung UK welcomes plans to ban disposable vapes

Disposable vapes will be banned in the UK as part of ambitious government plans to tackle the rise in youth vaping and protect children’s health
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Asthma + Lung UK announces the appointment of its new chief executive

Sarah Sleet will join the charity in early April after five years as the chief executive of Crohn’s & Colitis UK, and brings extensive charity experience to the role
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Health experts issue warning and call for tighter regulations of wood burning stoves

Asthma + Lung UK Northern Ireland is issuing a health warning and calling for tighter regulations of wood burning stoves
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Lack of lung testing and long waiting lists create a 'perfect storm' for NHS Wales this winter

A new report reveals people with lung conditions are trapped in a vicious circle of late diagnosis, limited access to vital treatments and poor support
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Future generations spared the ‘ticking time bomb’ of COPD if plans to curb smoking are given the green light

Despite being the third biggest cause of death worldwide, most people have no idea what chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is and couldn’t recognise basic tell-tale symptoms, a leading lung charity warns on World COPD Day
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We had no idea that COPD would kill my Dad, now I'm campaigning to help others with a debilitating lung disease

Rebecca Boyle from Antrim lost her father in 2018 to COPD, a debilitating lung disease that affects over 43,000 people in Northern Ireland
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Millions of children are exposed to dangerous levels of outdoor pollution at school

Charity boss says it’s time to end the politics on pollution as new Asthma + Lung UK report shows £254m annual health and economic benefit of targeted scheme to help drivers make cleaner transport choices less damaging to people’s lungs
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Charity issues bonfire night warning to Scots living with a lung condition

Asthma + Lung UK Scotland warns that people with lung conditions face a potentially ‘deadly’ combination of triggers + offers advice to stay safe bonfire night
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Schools campaign launched in Scotland to help raise awareness of what to do if a child has an asthma attack

Asthma + Lung UK Scotland has launched a new campaign aimed at schools to help spot first signs of an asthma attack and what to do in an emergency
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Schools campaign launched to help raise awareness of what to do if a child has an asthma attack

Schools across Wales are being encouraged to take part in a new Asthma at School campaign aimed at improving the care of pupils