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On Friday 1st July 2022 clinical commissioning groups (CCG's) across the country were closed and were replaced by new NHS organisations known as Integrated Care Boards.

Therefore, NHS East Lancashire CCG no longer exists and has been replaced (along with the othe seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria) by the new NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB)

Please visit the new ICB website

Childhood Asthma

Asthma is a common long-term condition which can be well managed in most children.  Symptoms can include:

  • wheezing
  • coughing
  • shortness of breath
  • tightness in chest

If your child has recently been diagnosed with asthma, there are lots of resources that can provide information and guidance on managing your child's asthma.

What to do if your child is having an asthma attack:


 Asthma Inhaler Techniques:


Childhood Asthma Resources