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.…

Asthma WA July Newsletter 2020

Asthma WA July Newsletter 2020

It has been an interesting few months, to say the least! Like you, we’ve all had to adjust to a rapidly evolving situation and finally, it looks like we are returning to something resembling a…

Asthma and COVID-19 support for people throughout WA

Asthma and COVID-19 support for people throughout WA

People throughout Western Australia can now receive increased support for their chronic respiratory conditions through a new free telehealth support service. Asthma WA has been commissioned by WA Primary Health Alliance and WA Country Health…

A major change for people with mild asthma

A major change for people with mild asthma

Do you have mild asthma? Has your doctor prescribed you reliever medication to treat your mild asthma symptoms? From the 1st June 2020 Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 are now PBS listed for…

Coronavirus – COVID19

Coronavirus – COVID19

UPDATED: 4.30PM WEDNESDAY 3RD MARCH 2020 Asthma WA recommends that people with asthma take precautions when any type of respiratory illness is present in their community.  People with asthma are no more likely to contract…