Pembroke Medical Group

Pembroke Medical Group

 

Pembroke House Surgery, 266-268 Torquay Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 2EZ | Tel: 01803 553558 | enquiries.pembrokehouse@nhs.net

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Parkhill Surgery, Parkhill Road, Torquay TQ1 2AR | Tel: 01803 212489 | enquiries.pembrokehouse@nhs.net

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Asthma

Asthma is a condition affecting the airways – the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs.

An asthma review at least once a year is recommended by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) as one of the asthma care quality standards. A review is a great way to check in with your asthma, consider any triggers or symptoms and update your asthma action plan.

How to benefit from a regular asthma review:

A small amount of time reviewing your asthma care could save you more time in the long run, by preventing asthma symptoms and avoiding a potentially life-threatening asthma attack. Perhaps you don’t think you need an asthma review, or it’s hard to find time to come along to the surgery.

We have put together a simple questionnaire that will take less than 5 minutes to complete, about how your asthma is affecting you.

Your answers will help us to help you ensure that your asthma is as well controlled as possible.

Click here to start the asthma questionnaire

 Asthma symptoms can occur regularly or on contact with specific trigger factors.

Signs of worsening Asthma

  • Needing to use your reliever (usually blue) more often than usual
  • A falling peak flow or increased differences between the morning and evening readings.

If you experience any of these symptoms you should make an appointment at the surgery for an asthma check.

For more information about asthma please use the following links:

Inhaler technique

Understanding asthma

British Lung Foundation

NHS UK – Asthma

Asthma Questionnaire

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Pembroke House

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    08:00 until 12:30
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Parkhill Surgery

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED