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Educational resources

In this section you will find educational resources developed by our clinical leads, free of charge, for patients and healthcare professionals.

Patient information leaflets

Podcasts

Produced by the AHSN Network

1 ‘Game changer’ therapy for severe asthma sufferers

Biologics are a game changer for people whose lives have been blighted by asthma, helping them to live normal lives – and reducing the risk of a fatal attack. Hear from Joanne Beecroft who has been taking biologics and from Dr Hitasha Rupani who is leading the national asthma biologics programme to increase uptake of the medicines, run by the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative supported by the AHSN Network. Listen here

2 How a new test is improving asthma care

This programme focuses on improving diagnosis and management of asthma within primary care, involving the spread of a simple breath test called FeNO which can help improve care for people with asthma. Host Dr Phil Jennings talks to severe asthma sufferer Emma Thompson and Carol Stonham, a Senior Nurse Practitioner and the Executive Chair of the Primary Care Respiratory Society. Listen here

Professionals can access a wide range of support tools for implementing FeNO testing on the Wessex AHSN website.