Services Database Respiratory Inhaler Check-up Service (Leeds Area)

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The Inhaler Check-up service is commissioned by NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). This service aims to improve patients’ ability to manage their own asthma and/or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) through improving inhaler technique and ensuring that they are able to use their inhalers effectively and correctly.

The service is aimed at patients with a diagnosis of asthma or COPD who are registered with a GP in Leeds and involves an initial inhaler technique review and a follow-up 6-8 weeks later if required. The consultation should take place in a consultation room on the pharmacy premises and be with the patient (not carer or parent).

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West Yorkshire LPC


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Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

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The consultation must be conducted by a pharmacist or registered pharmacy technician who has completed the required training and the CPPE Declaration of Competence for Improving Inhaler Technique available at


This service is available in the Leeds area only.