Charity information

Asthma UK

Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5. 2 million people in the UK who have asthma.

An average of one life every seven hours is lost to asthma - 90% of deaths are preventable. We work with people with asthma, healthcare professionals and researchers to develop and share expertise to help people increase their understanding and reduce the effect of asthma on their lives.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5. 2 million people in the UK who have asthma.

    An average of one life every seven hours is lost to asthma - 90% of deaths are preventable. We work with people with asthma, healthcare professionals and researchers to develop and share expertise to help people increase their understanding and reduce the effect of asthma on their lives.

    Our vision is 'Control over asthma today, freedom from asthma tomorrow'.

  • Aims

    Asthma UK aims to:

    • Advice for everyone coping with asthma We provide helpful resources for every stage of your asthma journey and advice for everyone coping with an asthma diagnosis, including the Asthma UK Helpline.
  • Overview

    Established: May 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 802364

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 69

    Part time staff: 30

    Volunteers: 80

    Phone number: 0300 222 5800

    Address: Asthma UK Head Office 18 Mansell Street London E1 8AA E1 8AA

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