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Information & Advice
Living with asthma can be difficult at times for adults and children. At Boots, we can offer you advice and support.
Our fully-trained pharmacists are on-hand to provide a range of confidential services which will help you better understand and manage your asthma symptoms, and get the best out of your asthma medicines.
No appointment is necessary (subject to pharmacist availability). Just pop down to your local Boots pharmacy and we'll be happy to help people with asthma.Find your nearest pharmacy
The Asthma Control Test (for over 18s only) is a quick and simple in-store assessment of your asthma condition over the previous four weeks. The pharmacist will subsequently offer personalised advice on improving asthma management. They can also help you understand your Asthma Action Plan if you have one.
Our pharmacists will make sure you are making effective use of your inhaler by giving you a step-by-step guide and help you avoid common mistakes that can lead to poor inhaler technique.
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It's only natural to be concerned if your child suffers from asthma, but you can take a number of steps to help them cope with the condition.
More services to help keep asthma under control
Repeat Prescription Service
Life can be busy. That's why you can save time on picking up prescriptions from your GP by signing up for our convenient Repeat Prescription Service in store (subject to availability).
Winter Flu Vaccination Service
If you have asthma, you are advised to help protect yourself from flu by having a flu vaccination in September or October each year. Speak to your pharmacist in store to find out whether you are eligible for a free winter flu vaccination. Should you not qualify, you may be able to take advantage of our Winter Flu Vaccination Service (charges may apply).
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