People like you, talking about their experiences of lung health.
Reading the stories of people who have faced the same challenges as you could be comforting, moving or inspiring.
Beat flu in Wales this winter
We've teamed up with Nicola, a nurse in Public Health Wales to bring you this blog about who is eligible for a free NHS flu vaccine in Wales, and why getting your flu vaccination this winter is more important than ever.
Dr Andy's autumn update
Dr Andy, in-house GP at British Lung Foundation, discusses how his GP surgery and patients are adapting as autumn brings with it more colds and viruses. And offers tips on how to look after yourself this winter.
Active Steps kept me motivated
Terrie joined the Active Steps programme in September 2019. She shares her journey with the programme and how it’s helped her live better with her COPD.
Restoring care for patients with lung disease
We know that lockdown had an enormous impact on the care of people with lung disease, with the NHS suspending many of its services in response to COVID-19. Adam from the Policy team looks at our latest report which outlines how the NHS can meet the needs of people with a lung condition, as we recover and learn to live with COVID-19.
It is time we prioritise the lung health of our children
Harriet Edwards, from our policy team, discusses the risk that toxic air poses to children’s health. And how we could change this with bold new clean air laws.
I can identify with our callers, because I had COVID too
Pam Parry jointly leads our helpline team who are on hand to answer your questions and offer vital support, advice and reassurance. This includes our specialist Post-COVID Hub Helpline. In March Pam got COVID herself. Here she describes how it affected her and her work.
Our MP came to our Breathe Easy virtual meeting
Teresa and the Nottingham West Breathe Easy group chatted to their local MP about how best to support people with lung conditions now shielding has paused. The group is embracing digital and they encourage you to do the same!
We’re working with the NHS on their Net Zero pledge
Kay Boycott, Chief Executive of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation, is part of the NHS Net Zero panel of experts. Here she shares her thoughts on the importance of this pledge and their recent report, including the areas where she believes they could go further.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.