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Asthma warning as heatwaves sweep across Australia

20 Dec 2019

NAC is warning people with asthma or hay fever to be well prepared as temperatures are set to swelter.

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Helping your asthma patients this summer

9 Dec 2019

Arm your patients with advice to help them live well with asthma and allergies over summer.

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New strategy to boost use of asthma action plans

5 Dec 2019

The findings from our Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans project outline five new priorities.


30 years of leading the attack against asthma

22 Nov 2019

Over the past 30 years the National Asthma Council has firmly established its role as the nation's trusted asthma authority.

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Record pollen, fires, wind, and storms a dangerous mix for asthma

20 Nov 2019

Patients may be at risk of serious asthma and hay fever episodes due to strong winds, bushfires and a high pollen alert

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A new chapter for the National Asthma Council

14 Nov 2019

Noticed some changes on our website? Healthcare isn’t static, and neither is the National Asthma Council.

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Latest data shows drop in asthma deaths, but Asthma Council warns against complacency

14 Oct 2019

There were 389 asthma-related deaths last year. Fewer people lost their lives than in 2017, but the death toll remains high.

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Asthma Council welcomes drop in asthma deaths but warns against complacency

14 Oct 2019

New ABS data shows a significant decrease in asthma-related deaths in Australia in 2018.


Asthma Council deliberating on mild asthma recommendations

3 Oct 2019

NAC is working closely with leading asthma experts to update its Australian Asthma Handbook.

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Spring into action for good asthma care

1 Sep 2019

NAC is calling on healthcare professionals to mark National Asthma Week by preparing people with asthma for pollen season.