Your stories about technology

Find out how online tools and apps have helped other people.

Ian - using technology to manage COPD

Using technology to understand my COPD

Ian lives with COPD. Since being diagnosed, he’s found technology a great tool to help manage his symptoms and take control of his condition.

Teresa from Breathe Easy Nottingham - staying connected during coronavirus

How our Breathe Easy group has gone digital

The coronavirus outbreak has paused many things, including Breathe Easy group meetings. Teresa, from BE Nottingham West, shares how her group has embraced technology to keep supporting members.

Contact tracing: my experience of the NHS app

Jean lives on the Isle of Wight, and has been involved in the trial of the new NHS contact tracing app. She shares her experiences and why she chose to download it.

Carol Liddle at taskforce launch event

My daughter and I are both shielding - here's how we're staying in touch

Carol lives with severe COPD. Her daughter lives with severe asthma. She explains how they're keeping in touch while shielding during the coronavirus lockdown for 12 weeks.

Koala COPD technology

Using technology to treat COPD

Paul explains how his team designed a new product to help people living with COPD. As part of a hackathon at Imperial College focused on COPD and new treatments his team came up with a new idea and are turning it into a new product.

Celebrating our volunteers (virtually!)

Petra, who looks after the volunteers across the country, shares how the groups have adapted and about the first volunteer celebration.

Divya Malde using BLF website on phone and laptop

Coronavirus has improved how I experience care

The coronavirus pandemic has forced digital health tools to be the forefront of patient care. Fran, who is shielding, shares how this has improved how she experiences consultations.

Jack talking about using technology to stay connected

How Jack stays connected

Jack is a member of the Market Harborough Breathe Easy support group. He shares how technology has helped him stay in contact and share information with others.

Nick Hopkinson speaking about technology

Nick's tips on how to stay connected

Nick, our medical director, knows how important it is to stay connected, especially if you're staying from other people.

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