COPD

How is your COPD? (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

You may have received a text, email, oe letter from us asking you to let us know how your COPD is doing. Or, you may have found  that your COPD control has changed, and want to let us know. In either case, please fill out our form below, and we can look at the answers and figure the right response to you. Please remember, if you have urgent concerns about your asthma, you can contact us directly at 01968 672612. 

How to Use Your Inhalers

One of the commonest problems for patients is being unsure of how to use their inhalers. There is an excelent video guide on the Asthma UK website on how to use different sorts of inhalers - inhaler devices are the same for COPD and Asthma, so the following link applies to anoyone with COPD. Just click https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/inhaler-videos/

Useful Links

NHS Choices

Guide to the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and risks of COPD from the NHS

COPD Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or who would like information about it.

British Lung Foundation

Information and guidance on living with COPD

These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.