Asthma in the Pharmacy

The Asthma Society of Ireland runs a number of Asthma in the  Pharmacy days throughout the country. Our asthma nurse specialists are available at these events to provide advice, support, information  and patient education on asthma.  They will be happy to help you to understand and manage your asthma.

Doctor child high five

A part of the clinic our asthma nurses will:

  • Complete and Asthma Control Test™ to gain an understanding of the patient's asthma smptom control and discuss potential ways of improving this score if necessary.

  • Advise patients on medication usga and answer any questions they may have.

  • Where patients are identified as having poor asthma control, they will be advised to attend the appropriate health care professional.

  • Advise patients on a range of topics including:
    1. Asthma in children

    2. Allergies

    3. Asthma management

    4. Inhaler technique

    5. Peak flow monitoring

    6. Smoking cessation

For more information on these days: dates, locations etc. visit our events page.  

These pharmacy days are supported by GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Ltd.

 

Doctor checking boy's peak flow

Information for Community Pharmacies

The nurse will typically see up to 11 patients over a period of 6 hours, usually 10:00-16:00.

There is a nominal fee of €90 paid by the pharmacy. However, all other costs are covered including the asthma nurse specialist and a box of literature. The Asthma Society will advertise the event on asthma.ie and all our relevant social media channels.

To book an Asthma in the Pharmacy Day pleast contact the Asthma Society of Ireland at 01 817 8886 or email reception@asthma.ie