World COPD Awareness Day
World COPD Day will be on 21 November.
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, describes a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because your airways have been narrowed.
Living with COPD It makes it difficult for you to breathe, and you might find everyday tasks a real challenge.
Millions of people across the UK have COPD and don’t even know it. They’re struggling with their symptoms and a lower quality of life. Their condition is progressing quickly because they’re not receiving treatment.
Let’s raise awareness of COPD, find the missing millions and help people get the treatment and support they deserve.
How can you get involved?
Share the breath test
Getting out of breath could be a symptom of COPD. Our online breath test is a great tool to help you find out more about your lung health.
Make a donation
Your gift will help us to continue our life-changing support, campaigns and research so one day, everyone will breathe clean air with healthy lungs.
Tweet your support
Use the hashtag #WorldCOPDDay to show your support for everyone living with COPD.