Health professional resources

The National Asthma Council Australia’s Australian Asthma Handbook provides national guidelines for asthma and its management. The handbook is developed and published by the National Asthma Council Australia.

Click here to access it online now.

You can find our relevant health professional facing resources below.

Find out more about Asthma Connect (Download the flyer)

Asthma Action Plans

Every person with asthma should have an Asthma Action Plan (AAP) in writing. It should be followed every day.

Asthma Consult Checklists

Our consult checklist take health professionals through the required steps of action for each asthma patient visit:

Referrals

Refer your patients over three years old to Asthma Australia, and they will receive free support from trained Asthma Educators via our 1800 ASTHMA phone service.

Respiratory Labs

Find a list of Australian Respiratory labs here.

Severe asthma

Visit the Centre for Severe Asthma – Severe Asthma Toolkit for information on severe asthma, diagnosis, management and medications.

For information specific to COVID-19 and severe asthma see our severe asthma guides below.

Ask your patients to take an Asthma Control Test to know their Asthma Score

Your patients can take a free Asthma Control Test via the Asthma Australia website – here’s the link Asthma Control Test.

The person with asthma will be given an Asthma Score to identify their level of asthma control. This is important information for you as their treating health professionals to determine how to best manage their asthma.

OTHER RESOURCES THAT MAY INTEREST YOU

Think GP Information flyer

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Continuous Care brochure

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1800 ASTHMA Poster

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Referral Cards

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Asthma in Australia Infographic

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A4 Asthma First Aid poster

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Hay fever and COVID-19 symptom chart

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Wheeze Fact Sheet (Parents of children under 6)

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Asthma & Allergic Rhinitis Fact Sheet

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After Hospital Care Pack

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Active Ingredients Guide

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Visit our resource library for more information about managing asthma