Resources for Clinicians

Greener Practice – UK's primary care sustainability network

  • Asthma Toolkit (education, projects and resources).
  • Clinical considerations to reduce carbon emissions of primary care.
  • Sustainability and Health Inequalities.
  • Events and Webinars.


PrescQIPP Bulletin on Inhaler carbon Footprint

  • Inhaler carbon footprint data.
  • Tools for reviewing patients prescribed inhalers for asthma management (SystmOne and EMIS searches and audit spreadsheets).
  • SystmOne and EMIS IIF (2021/22 to 2023/24; - RESP-01, RESP-02, ES-01 and ES-02) searches and step by step instructions on how to upload the searches onto GP clinical systems.
  • Leaflets and posters.


Resources for Patients, Families and Carers

Guide to help you manage your asthma

Guides produced by the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals for people suffering from asthma, available in various languages (Arabic, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Somali and Welsh). Managing asthma during Ramadan guide is also available. 


Asthma inhalers and the environment- patient decision aid

Developed by NICE, this decision aid helps to understand which types of inhalers contain a propellant that has a greenhouse gas effect, what is the impact of the propellant on climate change and why switching to green inhaler is better for you and the environment.


Daily Air Quality Index

UK Air Information Resources allows you learn more about air pollution in your area, provides recommendations and health advice. This may be useful if you, your loved one or someone you care for suffer(s) from asthma or other respiratory condition.