Over five million people are receiving asthma treatment in the UK. Asthma accounts for 2-3% of primary care consultations, 60,000 hospital admissions, and 200,000 bed days per year in the UK.15

The Asthma and Lung UK report identified that poor access to care, outdated treatment guidelines and an ineffective care pathway has left the UK with some of the worst asthma outcomes in Europe.16