IPCRG June 2024 Newsletter is out !

New: COPD Right Care Question & Challenge Cards

IPCRG has produced a set of Question & Challenge Cards for COPD Right Care. These cards can be used to start conversations between clinical peers, with people with lived experience and with students about COPD, offering information and asking provocative questions to create more awareness of shortcomings in knowledge and understanding about COPD in the following areas:

  • COPD conversation starters
  • The importance of bronchodilation in treating COPD
  • The importance of correct inhaler technique and adherence
  • Who benefits from inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)
  • Differential diagnosis of asthma & COPD

Read more

Systemic steroids survey extended to 31 July: can you top our league table?

Our survey on systemic steroids in primary care is open until 31 July, and we encourage primary care providers and community pharmacists to complete it and share it with relevant people and organisations. The image above shows the current 'league table' of submissions - share the survey widely to improve your country's standing! It takes 15-20 minutes to complete and is an important opportunity for us to get a picture and evidence of how steroids are being used in your countries.  The survey is now available in French as well as English, Portuguese and Spanish. Click below or scan the QR code to complete the survey.

 Read more

 IPCRG's June 2024 newsletter