What is asthma?
Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.
It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood.
There’s currently no cure, but there are simple treatments that can help keep the symptoms under control so it does not have a big impact on your life.
Read more on the NHS website.
Useful information and support to help manage your symptoms
Knowing more about asthma and how you can manage it can help you to keep symptoms under control. Use these links to learn more.
- More information about asthma – Asthma and your child | Asthma + Lung UK (asthmaandlung.org.uk)
- Moving on Asthma – a resource for young people living with asthma.
Develop those essential self-management skills and learn to access healthcare independently one video at a time. From what is asthma to ordering prescriptions, we’ve got it covered.
- Smoking and Vaping can make asthma symptoms worse. Read more about smoking and vaping and get help to quit.
- Children and young people’s asthma care – information and services – More links and Jot posters on how to use your inhaler
- Asthma training game MySpira | Augmented Reality Asthma Training App
An app that aims to help people track and manage their asthma and allergies. The app is free, and has been developed with NHS medics and patients. You can use this app to:
- Track your condition
- Get alerts on air quality
- Manage an asthma action plan
- Get medication reminders and more