Vaping trends, not so trendy

Vaping trends, not so trendy

The use of e-cigarettes (vaping) has increased in popularity over the last few years, and as more research is undertaken, the more we are learning about the potentially hazardous impacts this growing trend is having…

9 tips for returning to school

9 tips for returning to school

Here we go again! Summer holidays are coming to an end and many of us are gearing up for school once again. While you work your way through your list of school supplies and uniforms,…

COVID-Ready Kits

COVID-Ready Kits

In anticipation of the WA borders reopening, we have been receiving a number of enquiries from people seeking tips on creating a COVID-Ready Kit for people with asthma and/or COPD. Perhaps you’ve also wondered the…

Asthma education is a must

Asthma education is a must

Throughout the year we’re fortunate to be joined by interns helping us in a range of projects, as they gain some experience in an office and non-profit environment. It’s important that all members of our…

Asthma hospital presentations drop

Asthma hospital presentations drop

Asthma hospital presentations drop, Asthma WA warns ‘Be ready for winter’ Recent figures have shown a drop in presentations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to Western Australian hospitals last year, but on…

Flu and COVID-19 Vaccinations

Flu and COVID-19 Vaccinations

If you have a chronic respiratory condition such as asthma or COPD, Asthma WA strongly recommends both the influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations for 2021. Many people are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination.   Check your…

A message from our Patron

A message from our Patron

Being Patron of many Western Australian not-for-profits brings me great joy and is one of the things I love most about being Governor of WA. It allows me to advocate for organisations, shining a spotlight…

Face mask exemptions

Face mask exemptions

Nobody wants to wear a face mask. They often give an unpleasant feeling as we have to work harder at our breathing. This sensation can be especially difficult for people with asthma or COPD who…

Asthma WA January Newsletter

Asthma WA January Newsletter

With the start of a new year, we would like to share with you some of the reasons why we are excited for the future, along with some great tips for staying well this year.…