The asthma support nurse can provide assessment and assistance to anyone who has asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, shortness of breath or any other respiratory complaint.
Smokers can also be assisted though clients who have never smoked and are over 35 are eligible for a Lung Function Test.
Clinic sessions available through the asthma support nurse include asthma management, symptoms, treatment action plans, education on treatments and medications as well as device use and demonstration.
Staff are available to assist and be involved with the asthma friendly schools program to give education to the staff and students at school.
Asthma clinics are conducted in Warracknabeal every fortnight on Monday afternoon. Book through Dr Liu and Dr Franklin. Hopetoun and Beulah clients can be attended locally. Enquire through either the Hopetoun or Beulah medical clinic.