Fighting for Northern Ireland's Right to Breathe

At some point in our lives, one-in-five people will develop a lung condition. Asthma + Lung UK is the only UK-wide charity looking after the lungs of Northern Ireland and our vision is for a world where we can all breathe with healthy lungs 

To improve lives, we need to do five things:

There are simple things we can do. And you can pledge to do some of those things below.

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Together, we can protect and improve lung health in Northern Ireland. Please contact your local candidates and urge them to support our manifesto and take our pledges.

Pledge 1: Prevent it

I will support a Clean Air Strategy and Clean Air Bill to reduce air pollution and improve lung health.

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How we can prevent lung disease


Pledge 2: Quit it

I will campaign for a smoke-free Northern Ireland by the mid 2030s.

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How we can have smoke free lungs in Northern Ireland 

Pledge 3: Diagnose it

I will champion a regional lung screening programme to identify undiagnosed lung conditions and get people the treatment they need.

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How we can better diagnose Northern Ireland's lungs

Pledge 4: Treat it

I will call for a Lung Health Strategy that will ensure the best care for all living with a lung condition. 

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How we can better treat Northern Ireland's lungs

Pledge 5: Live better with it

I will support the Right To Rehab, so that everyone with a lung condition gets the rehabilitation they need.

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How we can live better with lung conditions in Northern Ireland