These materials are designed to help schools and pre-school carers implement a safe asthma policy for children in their care.
The back to school period results in a peak of children asthma realted hospital admissions the materials and content on this page will help you reduce asthma admissions in your area.
Overall 28,000 children are admitted to hospital each year because of asthma. Asthma UK believes that 75% of these are preventable and the award winning My Asthma pack can help to reduce these numbers. My Asthma helps parents to create a fun and engaging routine with thier children to help manage their asthma and reduce the risk of an asthma attack.
School Asthma Card
The school card is a convenient resource designed to help both primary and secondary schools keep a central asthma register at the school that is available to all staff.
Medical Conditions at School website
The Medical Conditions at School Partnership is a group of organisations, including Asthma UK, working in collaboration to support schools to provide a safe environment for children and young people with medical conditions.
The conditions covered are:
School Asthma Pack
This pack is designed as guidance for school staff, school nurses, head teachers, school governors/school boards, local education authorities/library boards, the school health service and others in primary and secondary schools in the UK, to help develop and maintain a school asthma policy that is customised to your individual school's needs.
You can view or download the elements of the pack using the links below.
School Asthma Pack contents