This World COPD Day, Wednesday 17 November 2021, we want to raise awareness of COPD and make sure that everyone with COPD, or who may have COPD, has access to the care and information that they need to manage their condition well.
Our new report tells a shocking story of poor care for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the UK. Andrew from the policy team tells us more about what we discovered and what needs to change. Find out more
Life with COPD can be difficult. It's a progressive condition, which means there is currently no cure and everyday tasks can become a challenge.
You can do a lot to help manage your condition yourself. Knowing all you can about your condition as well as keeping active can make a big difference.
What can you do to manage your COPD?
Managing your condition can help you to feel better and take some control of your life.
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How I found exercise that works for me and my COPD: My Royal Parks Half Marathon
Mark, 28, lives with COPD. This month, he ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon for the first time. In this blog, he shares how he found exercise that works for him, why he decided to fundraise for the BLF and how you can too.
COPD changed my future, so I want to change the future of COPD
Carol loved working as a nurse, but when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) she had to retire early. Since then, she’s committed to helping improve the lives of people with lung conditions. She hopes her knowledge and experience will help make a difference in lung health research.