Models of care and service specifications

The future delivery of CYP asthma care will be through a more place-based approach, bringing together potential stakeholders to work for the benefit of the child or young person and their family. This page provides information to support the delivery of new models and pathways of care to improve asthma care for CYP in London.

Visit these websites to learn more about potential models for future delivery:

Example of out of hospital clinic: Croydon Hospital At Home

Croydon have developed a community home-based visiting service which utilises both one to one and school learning, innovative social media campaigns and text messaging to focus on the prevention of ill health through education, effective self-care, and accessible and responsive services. 100% of patients visited have inhaler technique checks and personalised asthma action plans.

Find more information in this case study and article published by The Guardian. The team can also be followed on X, formerly known as Twitter: @CHAHAsthma

Example service specifications

Community clinics

Please follow the link to the Models of care section of the toolkit. You will find multiple resources to improve your clinics management of children and young people with asthma. Consistent implementation of current guidelines and effective communication between hospital and out of hospital care are crucial to improve the patient’s management journey and clinical outcomes.

You may also find it useful to look through the following resources: