COPD Information

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a group of lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties. In this flyer you’ll find helpful videos, links to organisations that specialise in helping people living with COPD, details on different types of medicines and inhalers, and suggested apps. This flyer was created by the COPD Lead for the Liverpool CCG.

About COPD and Support Services

Here you’ll learn about what exactly COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is, its symptoms, diagnosis and what you can do to help your condition.

NHS COPD Pack

A pack on how get the most out of life with COPD and has been developed for Liverpool residents and includes details of local services.

British Lung Foundation Programme

Information British Lung Foundation: videos and stories from people living with COPD, guidance on managing flare-ups and details for The British Lung Foundation Helpline.

Telehealth

Health Technology (or Telehealth) is a way of using technology to monitor your own health, with the support of health professionals.

Breath Easy Support Groups

There are three local Breathe Easy support groups run by people with lung conditions, located in North Liverpool, South Liverpool and South Sefton. Tap on the link to learn more.

The Breathe Programme

The Breathe Programme is a 10 week rehabilitation programme for people in Liverpool who have long term lung conditions such as COPD.

The Breathe Programme Support Services

The Breathe Programme is a 10 week rehabilitation programme for people in Liverpool who have long term lung conditions such as COPD.

Talk Liverpool

The Breathe Programme is a 10 week rehabilitation programme for people in Liverpool who have long term lung conditions such as COPD.

Liverpool City Council Healthy Homes

Provides free help and advice to local people who are struggling to pay their energy bills and heat their homes.

NHS Conditions – COPD

Information on COPD from the NHS website: symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and Living with COPD.

The Life Rooms

The Life Rooms provides a wide range of free, short courses to increase recognition, understanding and self management on symptoms such as anxiety, depression, psychosis, self esteem and many more.

Smokefree Liverpool

Commissioned by Liverpool City Council to provide a free programme of behavioural support combined with up to 12 weeks’ worth of products to help you quit smoking.

Citizens Advice Bureau Referrals

Advice services available through Citizen Advice Bureau digital and telephone channels.

Videos

Tap on the videos below to learn more about COPD. You will find more videos in the Health and Care Video Library.

Find more videos at The Breathe Programme

Medicines

Medication can help you control and manage your symptoms. Medication can’t replace being active and eating healthily but the right combination of all three will help you feel healthier.

Eklira 322 micrograms

60 doses. The active ingredients in his inhaler are Aclidinium bromide, 375micrograms per dose. This is a dry powder inhaler with a dose counter, produced by AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

Clenil Modulite 100micrograms/ dose

200 doses. The active ingredients in his inhaler are Beclometasone, 100micrograms per dose. This is a pressurised aerosol inhaler with a dose counter, produced by Chiesi Ltd.

Duaklir 340 micrograms/ dose + 12 micrograms/ dose

60 doses. The active ingredients in his inhaler are Aclidinium bromide, 396microgramsper dose + Formoterol 11.8micrograms per dose. This is a dry powder inhaler with a dose counter, produced by AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

RightBreathe

Get the most out of your inhaled medication by checking how to use it correctly.

Fostair 100 micrograms/ dose + 6 micrograms/ dose

120 doses. The active ingredients in his inhaler are Beclometasone, 100micrograms per dose and Formoterol 6micrograms per dose. This is a pressurised aerosol inhaler with a dose counter, produced by Chiesi Ltd.

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ORCHA mobile apps

ORCHA is a health app evaluation and advisor organisation. It can help you find mobile apps to assist you in learning more about mental health. Tap on the image below to go the the app directory.

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