Asthma and COPD
- All patients with ASTHMA please attend for an annual review in your birthday month, or when invited to do so. You may receive an invitation by Email, text or post dependent on the contact details we have for you. When you attend for review please bring with you a completed Asthma Control Test (a blank version can be found below or collected from reception).
- For patients who are due an ASTHMA REVIEW, but unable to attend for an appointment, please would you answer the questions on the form below and submit it to us as we undertake asthma reviews annually. A member of the clinical team will review your symptoms, update your clinical records and medication review date accordingly. You will be invited into clinic if any symptoms suggest need for a face to face consultation.
for all children (over 1yr) and young people
- All patients with COPD please attend for an annual review in your birthday month, or when invited to do so. You should receive an invitation by Email, text or post dependent on the contact details we have for you. When you attend for review please bring with you the completed COPD Assessments (blank versions can be found below or collected from reception).
INHALER TECHNIQUE demos - watch the videos to ensure that you are getting the best out of your inhaler device!
If your respiratory symptoms are deteriorating or you have any concerns, please make an appointment to see either a practice nurse or GP.
Although Nipa Patel, clinical pharmacist, is surgery lead for Respiratory care, all practice nurses undertake respiratory reviews.
DON'T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR FLU VACCINE THIS AUTUMN - we will also have Saturday clinics!
More useful videos can be found at:
- HAYFEVER advice can be found by clicking on either of these links:
We would advise that it is usual for all antihistamines to be purchased 'over the counter' directly from a pharmacist (in line with CCG prescribing guidelines).
- ANAPHYLAXIS advice can be found by clicking on:
We recommend that all patients become familiar (or refresh their knowledge) with using adrenaline 'auto injectors' (eg. epipen, jext) by watching the videos below.
Patients prescribed auto-injectors are invited in annually for review.