Asthma resources for parents/carers

For Parents/Carers

European Lung

ELF is a patient-led organisation that works internationally to bring patients and the public together with healthcare professionals to improve lung health and advance diagnosis, treatment and care.

Asthma + Lung UK

At Asthma + Lung UK, they believe that every breath matters - and that the right to breathe freely applies to everybody, regardless of income, age, ethnicity, gender, or background.

Beat Asthma

They are a diverse group of people from health professionals to parents to asthma suffers themselves who believe passionately about improving awareness and knowledge about children’s asthma.

NHS Asthma Overview

For Young People

Moving on Asthma

A resource for young people living with asthma.

Air pollution 
  • Defra UK AIR website: this website allows you to enter your postcode and it will then provide an air pollution forecast for the next 5 days. It also links you to health advice and any pollution alerts that have been issued.
  • Global action plan website (the charity behind the Clean Air Hub and National Clean Air Day): The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), have a UK air pollution forecast map where you can see the latest air pollution levels for your area on a map. You can also search by town or postcode to see more local information. 
  • Addresspollution: get a free Air Quality report for your address