Read about our recent work, views from healthcare professionals and stories from people affected by lung disease.
Taskforce policy paper to support the improvement of pulmonary rehabilitation services
NHS England (NHSE) are developing a new five-year vision to refresh the existing Long Term Plan commitments for PR and help convey NHSE’s goals for improving PR. We've sought to influence this vision with our recent position paper with evidence and recommendations for where NHSE’s vision could go further than commitments outlined in the Long-Term Plan to improve access to high-quality PR services for people with a range of different respiratory conditions.
Understanding your experience of a lung disease diagnosis
If you live in England and have been diagnosed with asthma, COPD, ILD or bronchiectasis, we'd love to hear from you in our latest surveys.
Reflections from the outgoing Taskforce Chair
Dr Alison Cook reflects on her time as the Chair of the Taskforce for Lung Health.
Pulmonary rehabilitation: a review of 2021
At Taskforce for Lung Health we’re striving to make sure people with a lung condition are able to live full and active lives and do the things that are important to them and their families. Here’s an update from our PR Working Group Co-Chairs on what happened in 2021.
Medicines optimisation: a review of 2021
Dr Anna Murphy and Darush Attar-Zadeh, Co-Chairs of our medicines optimisation working group, look back over the previous year and the developments achieved around improving the management and treatment of lung disease.
Diagnosis: a review of 2021
A reflection on 2021 and the developments around improving the early and accurate diagnosis of lung disease, from the Co-chairs of the Taskforce for Lung Health Diagnosis working group.
Encouraging greater participation in pulmonary rehabilitation
Taskforce want to see more people with lung disease have the opportunity to take part in, and complete pulmonary rehabilitation.
Life changing rehab for people living with lung disease – help us spread the word
We are campaigning for increased awareness of, and access to, pulmonary rehabilitation.