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Respiratory health APPG March 2014

British Lung Foundation organises COPD oral evidence session


The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Respiratory Health held an oral evidence session on COPD in March 2014.

BLF Wales IPF patient event - March 2014

Meeting the IPF experts


Ensuring people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have the best care and support is one of the BLF’s top priorities.

British Lung Foundation respiratory health research

British Lung Foundation works to improve mesothelioma treatment with the James Lind Alliance


The British Lung Foundation (BLF) is involved in a new initiative which aims to set research priorities for improving the treatment of mesothelioma.

Standardised tobacco cigarette packing could be regulated in the UK

Government review: standardised packaging will protect children


The UK government intends to publish draft regulations on introducing standardised tobacco packaging by the end of April 2014.

exhaust fumes

Health warning as high levels of pollution hit UK


The government has issued health warnings due to high levels of air pollution spreading across England today and tomorrow.

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