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We conducted an anonymised Survey Monkey asking healthcare professionals in East of England questions relating to asthma management. Fifty-four respondents included seven consultant paediatricians, 13 general practice trainees, 26 paediatric trainees and seven nurse practitioners and foundation trainees. We report a lack of knowledge, and conclude that if the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD)1 recommendations are to be achieved, there is an urgent need for basic asthma education.
Questions included: ‘Do infants not respond to β2 agonists because they do not have β2 receptors?’, …