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The Taskforce for Lung Health Press Office is available for any enquires from members of the press.  You can find an up to date list of our members on our members page and more about us here.

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Latest press releases

Community pharmacies 'hold the key' to levelling up lung health inequalities

Tens of thousands of people in the UK might get a late ‘lung disease’ diagnosis, charity warns

The Taskforce for Lung Health respond to the flu vaccine uptake figures released by the UK Health Security Agency

People with lung disease waiting over a year for treatment as backlog of lung health care reaches 100,000 appointments in England

Future of lung disease care ‘at risk’ due to workforce shortages and backlog from COVID-19

1 in 3 people with lung disease end up waiting longer than six months for a diagnosis

COPD: Over 700,000 people with a common lung disease do not feel they understand their condition

Over a third of people with lung conditions felt pressure to avoid or delay seeking treatment during lockdown

Patients needing urgent care for lung conditions saw referrals drop by as much as 70% during lockdown

Nearly 1 million smokers in England could have been helped to quit in the last decade

Increasing access to pulmonary rehabilitation for people with lung conditions could save NHS England £69m every year