TRAVEL CHECK LIST FOR ASTHMATICS
PEOPLE who have asthma are advised to prepare for a trip four to six weeks before travel. Issues to consider include: asthma health check asthma triggers air travel travel immunisation travel insurance Before you travel, review your personal asthma action plan and make sure it’s up-to-date. If you don’t have a personal asthma action plan, now is the time to get one. It will allow you to recognise deteriorating asthma and alter your treatment to stay well. Find out how you can get medical help — such as a local ambulance or doctor — if necessary, at your destination. The Asthma Society of Ireland’s free patient advice line is on 1800 44 54 64.