1800 ASTHMA | Book a Call

“An Asthma Educator really changed my life. I have never in my life been more well than I am now, due to that call I made to Asthma Australia. Can’t recommend them highly enough. I learned more in that 40 minute chat than I have in my lifetime.”

– 1800 ASTHMA Caller

 

Get asthma answers

Welcome, we’re glad you’re here.

Asthma is a tricky condition that can have serious impacts on your life. It can feel like you have no control.

We can help you breathe easier by helping you learn more about asthma like:

  • what sets it off (triggers),
  • how best to manage it and
  • how to tell others about it

Please note: our 1800 ASTHMA service is only available for people residing in Australia

 

Our support service

1. Book a call with an Asthma Educator at a time convenient to you using the form below

2. Email us at asthmasupport@asthma.org.au

3. Call 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462) between 9am-5pm AEST Monday-Friday and PRESS 1 to talk to our Asthma Educators

Book a call with an Asthma Educator – Select a day:

 

 

“This is tremendously reassuring and raises my confidence. It is so comforting to be given this time to talk through medications and how to use them. You have indulged all my questions and their wide variety. These are all questions the doctors don’t have time for.”

– 1800 ASTHMA Caller

 

We talk about lots of different things on calls…

  • Asthma in children 
  • How to care for someone with asthma 
  • What to do after you have been to hospital for your asthma 
  • Hay fever/allergic rhinitis and your asthma 
  • Severe asthma 
  • Colds and flu and your asthma 
  • What to ask your pharmacist or doctor 
  • Asthma and pregnancy 
  • Asthma and smoking 
  • Australian best-practice asthma management
  • Asthma diagnosis 
  • Asthma medicines and how to use them 
  • Asthma devices and how to use them 
  • Spacers
  • Asthma Action Plans 
  • Asthma First Aid 
  • Triggers and what sets off your asthma 
  • Asthma symptoms 

 

“I am so glad I called you. If I hadn’t spoken to you 2 weeks ago, I would still be using my medications incorrectly and feeling unwell. Now I am feeling much better… This information and conversations has been very helpful.”

– 1800 ASTHMA Caller

 

Do you need an Interpreter or National Relay Service?

Asthma Australia welcomes calls through the National Relay Service. If you are deaf, have a hearing impairment and/or have a speech impairment you can choose your access option information here and provide our phone number 1800 278 462 when asked by the Relay Officer. For more information, visit the NRS website communications.gov.au/accesshub/nrs to choose your preferred access point or call the NRS Helpdesk on 1800 555 660. If English is not your first language, you can still call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 and ask them to telephone the Asthma Australia on 1800 278 462.


We would like to acknowledge the support from the Australian Government Department of Health, and State Government departments of NSW Health, Queensland Health, ACT Health and Tasmanian Department of Health.