An exciting opportunity has become available to help shape paediatric asthma research and technology in the UK!

The pharmaceutical company, Glaxosmithkline (GSK), are setting up a youth council for asthma in the UK, and are looking for young people to get involved in contributing their ideas and opinions about asthma, research and technology.

So if you’re aged 8 to 18, have asthma, and want to get involved, please email rd.patientfocus@gsk.com to get hold of an application pack. The first open day for the youth council will take place on Saturday 08 September 2018 at the Wellcome Collection in London.

Respiratory Youth Council

Written by simonrstones

Simon Stones BSc (Hons) is an award-winning patient leader, advocate and researcher from Manchester in the UK, who was the winner of the international WEGO Health Award for Patient Healthcare Collaborator in 2017. He is a passionate advocate and ambassador for people living with invisible illnesses, inspired and empowered by his own journey with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and inflammatory bowel disease since childhood. He is currently an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, and a trustee of Fibromyalgia Action UK and RAiISE.

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