Climate change is the biggest global threat to health and the need to act has never been clearer. From respiratory diseases to access to clean water, global warming is negatively affecting the health of people around the world.
Peer support can help staff cope with the stress that comes from their work. New guidance from the RCP and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) sets out the values, principles and practice of peer support, with an infographic that can be printed out and displayed locally.
The National COPD Audit Programme has embedded quality improvement (QI) into its work. This page will hold all the QI resources produced by the audit programme, along with links to resources elsewhere.
The secondary care adult asthma workstream comprises two parts: a continuous clinical audit of people admitted to hospital adult services in England and Wales with asthma attacks, and a snapshot audit of the organisation and resourcing of care.
The National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme for England and Wales comprises a number of ambitious audit workstreams, combined with an extensive partnership approach and comprehensive multidisciplinary, collaborative working.