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  1. Encouraging all Londoners to look after their health this summer

    As we continue to celebrate Pride month, we are sharing information to encourage Londoners across the capital to get the help they need to look after their physical and mental health. Every person’s health is important and regardless of how they identify, their physical and mental health deserves to be looked after. Although we can all […]

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  2. Asthma reviews

    This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in primary, community, hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma. Asthma Reviews Asthma reviews should be undertaken annually and after every asthma attack. Reviews after an […]

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  3. Digital resources and videos

      The following short video can be played in GP reception areas, helping children and young people and their families to understand the practical steps they can take to manage their asthma and reduce the risk of attacks:   This video, produced by the charity International Primary Care Respiratory Group has been designed for healthcare […]

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  4. Difficult to treat / severe asthma

    This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in a hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma in an acute setting. There are a number of children who have persistent symptoms or frequent exacerbations […]

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  5. Workforce, education and training

    All health professionals need to have the competence, knowledge, skills and confidence to care and treat children and young people (CYP) with respiratory disease. The National Bundle of Care (NBC) for CYP with asthma has a section on training and competencies (National Capabilities Framework for professionals who care for CYP with asthma) Good integrated care is […]

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  6. Emergency department and discharge

    This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in a hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma in an acute setting. Asthma management in emergency departments Acute asthma is a relatively common emergency in […]

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  7. Audit

    This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in primary, community, hospital or tertiary care settings.  Audit against the National bundle of care, London asthma standards,  the NICE quality standards and ongoing improvement are essential components of good asthma care. National bundle of care for CYP with asthma  NICE Asthma Quality Standard […]

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  8. Asthma action plans

    This section is intended for clinicians caring for children with asthma in primary, community, hospital or tertiary care setting. It outlines examples of best practice in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of children and young people with asthma. If a child has a personalised asthma action plan they are four times less likely to […]

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  9. Clinical Care

    The majority of children and young people with asthma are cared for within the community by their GP and the practice nurse. Some patients require more support within a hospital or tertiary care setting. This section provides tools to support doctors and healthcare professionals in primary, community and secondary care to develop high quality asthma […]

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