According to the UK government and World Health Organisation, air pollution is the greatest environmental health risk we face today. In the UK around 40,000 deaths are attributable to outdoor air pollution,
Despite air quality and pollution sitting firmly on the global sustainability agenda, the public’s understanding of how local air quality affects their health on a day-today basis remains poor.
“Access to air quality data and education should be a priority for local authorities, CCGs, healthcare practitioners and patients – and it’s available today.
Dr Noel O’Kelly, Clinical Director
In our latest insight report our Clinical Director, Dr. Noel O’Kelly, explains why access to air quality data and education is vital for local authorities, CCGs, healthcare practitioners and patients. Especially for people living with cardiovascular and respiratory conditions, easy access to local air quality data can empower patients to make better decisions for their health.