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Preparing your asthma patients as COVID-19 spreads

20 Mar 2020

The National Asthma Council urges health professionals to help their patients establish optimal asthma control.


COVID-19 and your asthma patients

17 Mar 2020

Find information for health professionals about asthma management, including spirometry, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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National Asthma Council Australia welcomes new directors

24 Feb 2020

NAC announces the appointment of Mr Rob Farrier as the new Pharmaceutical Society of Australia nominee director on the Board.


Clinical management of asthma during bushfire season

22 Jan 2020

Advice for GPs, nurses and pharmacists on keeping people with asthma breathing well during bushfire season.

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Be ready for back-to-school asthma spike

20 Jan 2020

How GPs, nurses and pharmacists can help kids with asthma prepare for the start of the school year

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Asthma warning as heatwaves sweep across Australia

20 Dec 2019

NAC is warning people with asthma or hay fever to be well prepared as temperatures are set to swelter.

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New strategy to boost use of asthma action plans

6 Dec 2019

The findings from our Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans project outline five new priorities.


30 years of leading the attack against asthma

22 Nov 2019

Over the past 30 years the National Asthma Council has firmly established its role as the nation's trusted asthma authority.

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Record pollen, fires, wind, and storms a dangerous mix for asthma

20 Nov 2019

Patients may be at risk of serious asthma and hay fever episodes due to strong winds, bushfires and a high pollen alert

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A new chapter for the National Asthma Council

14 Nov 2019

Noticed some changes on our website? Healthcare isn’t static, and neither is the National Asthma Council.