Children with Asthma put at risk….

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This is a small piece from the Daily Mail Newspaper.

‘Some 1.1 million children in the UK have asthma and just over 30,000 are admitted to hospital with the condition every year.

There are around 1,100 asthma deaths every year among both adults and children.

A small survey of more than 200 youngsters for Asthma UK found almost two-thirds have had an asthma attack at school.

One in five children said they find it ‘quite difficult’ or ‘very difficult’ to access their inhaler at school and 55% do not always know where it is or how to get it’.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2085547/Asthmatic-children-risk-schools-banned-keeping-spare-inhaler-needless-red-tape.html#ixzz26N7hkF9K

How sad is it in these modern times that children die from this common condition.

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