The information and treatment protocols presented on the National Asthma Council website such as the handbooks, pamphlets and educational materials are based on current medical knowledge and practice as at the date of publication. They are intended as a general guide only and are not intended to avoid the necessity for the individual examination and assessment of appropriate courses of treatment on a case-by-case basis. The information is for the support, not replacement, of the relationship that exists between a patient and his/her existing health professional.
The NAC and its employees shall not be responsible for any eventualities arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained on, or referred to in, this website or of those sites linked to this website. They are responsible neither for any errors or omissions contained in the work of this website nor of those sites linked to this website.
The NAC is a collaboration of:
- The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
- The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
- The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
- Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association
The medical information provided on the NAC website is developed by health professionals from these professional organisations and other expert consultants for use by general practitioners, other health professionals, medical, pharmaceutical and nursing students, and people with asthma.
The medical information and treatment protocols presented such as the handbooks, pamphlets and educational materials are based on current medical knowledge and practice as at the date of publication. Where appropriate, information contained on this site will be supported by clear references to source data and, where possible, have specific HTML links to that data. The date when a clinical page was last modified will be clearly displayed at the bottom of the page.
Website Medical Editor: National Asthma Council Australia
Digital Agency: Evolution 7
Copyright Status of Website and Publications
All NAC publications are copyright. Non-profit reproduction for patient counselling or educational purposes is permitted. For any other use or reproduction of content of this site, please contact the NAC.
The activities of the NAC are funded from a variety of sources including untied sponsorship from companies working within the general corporate sector. The cost of the NAC website is met from this sponsorship.
The Commonwealth Government and the general corporate sector also fund specific NAC projects. Funds are accepted only on the basis of full academic freedom to publish current medical knowledge and practice. Sponsor acknowledgment is clearly provided with all activity.
The NAC website does not accept paid advertisements.
Sensitive Choice® program
The National Asthma Council Australia approves products and services for inclusion in the Sensitive Choice® Program where those products and services may have potential benefits for people with asthma and/or allergies, and makes no representations or warranties with respect to those companies that manufacture products or provide services that have or may have potential benefits for people with asthma and/or allergies, and have not been included in the Program.
The National Asthma Council Australia's Whistleblower policy is available here.
If you have any queries or would like further information about our policies or practices, please contact us.