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The Asthma Foundation is committed to understanding and championing the needs of people with asthma. We know that credible asthma information is highly sought after but often difficult to find. We believe a key role of the Foundation is to provide the community with up to date information on asthma and its management.
The Asthma Foundation commissioned the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research to undertake the largest ever study into the needs and attitudes of people with asthma in NSW. Around 700 people participated in the study.
We learnt that poor asthma control is a problem for many people in NSW, and were surprised to discover that even people taking regular ‘preventer’ medications had poorly controlled asthma. View our results to find out more.
NSW Asthma Survey Final
The following downloadable ‘Information for people with asthma’ resource provides information and support to assist you in better managing your (or your child’s) asthma. It answers questions like:
The following downloadable resource ‘Information for health professionals’ highlights key findings from the survey, and shows how asthma actually affects the lives of people living with the condition.
It takes a look at:
Information for health professionals
Please refer your patients to the Asthma Foundation’s website, email newsletter ‘onAIR’ and the Asthma Information Line on 1800 645 130, to assist them in better understanding the nature of the condition, and how they can best manage it to lead a full and active life.