On twitter recently you may have seen that I had a small rant about something that happened the other day and I am still reeling over it. I think what got me most is that how are we ever going to change attitudes towards asthma if those with asthma are so cavalier about it. I… Continue reading Asthma Rule 1: ALWAYS have your reliever with you.
Month: May 2018
Sick leave- what do you do??
Being on sick leave seems to be an all too common occurrence for me. It is never just a day either its weeks and weeks which feels like months and months (well sometimes it is months). Often people say to me they would love to be off for as long as I have been off… Continue reading Sick leave- what do you do??
Getting involved in Patient and Public Involvement
I promised so many friends I would email you about how to get involved in research and do the stuff I do but I haven't emailed any of you so figured I would do a post about it instead and then everyone can see it and everyone can get involved!! The centre I am part… Continue reading Getting involved in Patient and Public Involvement
Do we have a warped sense of illness?
My last post about World Asthma Day I spoke about the barriers to reducing asthma deaths and the behaviour of asthmatics when they are in difficulty. I like to think I am a proactive asthmatic and will recognise when I am not well and when I am struggling but Im not sure I am. Its… Continue reading Do we have a warped sense of illness?
World Asthma Day
On Tuesday 1st May is was World Asthma Day. I normally do something during the day, or post a video etc raising awareness about asthma, how serious it is, how critically under funded research into asthma is. This year however I didnt do anything I just wasn't well enough, my chest was far from good… Continue reading World Asthma Day