Our mission is to prevent more people from developing lung disease, and to transform the care of people living with lung disease.
We’ve brought together the most influential voices in UK lung health to create a five year plan for improving lung health in England.
The UK has the 4th highest mortality rate from lung disease in Europe
Lung disease accounts for 700,000 hospital admissions every year
1 in 5 people in the UK have been diagnosed with lung disease.
Lung health just isn’t taken as seriously as a number of other conditions. It's time for people to be aware that lung disease is a big killer, that it's very prevalent and we're not doing the best things that we possibly can.”Dr Noel Baxter, Primary Care Respiratory Society-UK
“I think the Taskforce is important because you need to step back and take a look at what’s happening and what needs to be improved, and take everyone’s perspective into consideration, particularly patients.” Surayya Khan, who lives with asthma