Assessment and management

This information helps GPs and other community healthcare professionals meet numbers 5, 6 and 18 of the standards. All children should have a holistic assessment of their physical, psychological & social needs.

Prescribing Guidance

  • This case study from Barking Havering and Redbridge describes a near miss involving the use of a home nebuliser. The following letter was sent out by the London Asthma Leadership and Implementation Group in response, warning that nebulisers and salbutamol nebules should only be prescribed for the treatment of asthma by secondary or tertiary care.
  • Northwest London have developed prescribing guidance for GPs treating children and young people with asthma

Useful templates for assessment and management