Respiratory Health APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of the importance of respiratory health and to promote effective policy for improving treatments and outcomes for respiratory illnesses.

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Recent Documents related to Respiratory Health

1. Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2019
29/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Research and analysis Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2019 A monthly

2. Respiratory virus circulation: England and Wales
14/02/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Guidance Respiratory virus circulation: England and Wales Chart summarising

3. Interactive Health Atlas of Lung conditions in England (INHALE): 2019 update
03/12/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Interactive Health Atlas of Lung conditions in England (INHALE): 2019

4. Referring influenza samples to PHE respiratory virus unit
15/10/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Referring influenza samples to PHE respiratory virus unit - GOV.UK

5. Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2021
03/03/2021 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Research and analysis Respiratory infections: laboratory reports 2021 Monthly

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Respiratory Health

1. Asthma
03/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: shocking report from the BMA describing the UK health system as complacent about the risks of asthma - Speech Link
2: remarks that we have put treating asthma and respiratory diseases as a key priority within the NHS Long - Speech Link
3: the early diagnosis centres, including for lung-health checks, across the country, will they be looking - Speech Link

2. Lung Health
01/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: for Lung Health and the British Lung Foundation to develop a national programme for respiratory and cardiovascular - Speech Link
2: right that respiratory illness can be extremely serious. The UK has a higher rate of respiratory deaths than - Speech Link
3: people. Will the Government look at the funding of health visitors, who can speak to mothers about smoking - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: NHS Long-term Plan
15/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: echo his tribute to the magnificent efforts of health service staff. I remind the House of my membership - Speech Link
2: into the new national institute for health protection, can the Minister tell us what steps Her Majesty’s - Speech Link
3: My Lords, the right reverend Prelate is right; health inequalities are a massive priority for the Government - Speech Link

4. Health and Social Care
21/07/2021 - Ministerial Corrections

1: House that this is probably the most infectious respiratory virus known to humankind, with aerosol transmission - Speech Link
2: this is probably one of the most infectious respiratory viruses known to humankind, with aerosol transmission - Speech Link
3: country at scale. This is the most infectious respiratory disease that is aerosol-transmitted.[Official - Speech Link

5. Coronavirus
09/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: more inquiries than voice calls. To date, Public Health England has tested nearly 25,000 people and the - Speech Link
2: delay is essential to sustaining the ability of the health delivery system to deal with this problem.What - Speech Link
3: the amount of facilities for people who need respiratory aid? What additional intensive care units could - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Respiratory Health
1. Respiratory System: Health Services
asked by: Jonathan Ashworth
22/12/2020
... what guidance is in place for primary care on the provision of routine care to respiratory patients.

2. Respiratory System: Health Services
asked by: Baroness Masham of Ilton
18/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that funding is provided so that the respiratory commitments in the NHS Long Term Plan can be delivered in full.

3. Respiratory System: Health Services
asked by: Stephen Timms
19/07/2018
... whether the upcoming NHS 10-year plan is planned to include a respiratory programme.

4. Respiratory System: Health Hazards
asked by: Helen Hayes
21/03/2018
... if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the findings that exposure to cleaning products can cause as much damage to lung function as smoking 20 cigarettes a day.

5. Respiratory System: Health Hazards
asked by: Helen Hayes
21/03/2018
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of taking steps to protect cleaners from lung damage due to exposure to cleaning products; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Ian Liddell-Grainger Portrait
Ian Liddell-Grainger
Co-Chair
Conservative - Bridgwater and West Somerset
Joined: 29th September 2015
Baroness Thornton Portrait
Baroness Thornton
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Earl of Dundee Portrait
Earl of Dundee
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 16th March 2016
Baroness Blackstone Portrait
Baroness Blackstone
Vice Chair
Labour Independent - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160.

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Hugh McKinney, Denovo Strategy Limited, The Main Gate House, Redhill Aerodrome, King's Mill Lane, Surrey RH1 5JY. Tel: 07961 323 810

Email: hmckinney@denovostrategy.co.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Respiratory Health APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Respiratory Health APPG

Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Viscount Simon
Vice Chair
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 25th August 2021
None Portrait
Lord Rea
Vice Chair
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 20th May 2020
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
Earl of Dundee Portrait
Earl of Dundee
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 16th March 2016
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Avebury Portrait
Lord Avebury
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Deceased - 14 February 2016
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships