CanBreathe provides a range of free services for people with asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions.
Helping those with respiratory diseases to understand their condition so they can manage it and keep well. 1 in 6 people in New Zealand have a respiratory condition, understanding how to manage their condition avoids preventable complications and improves quality of life. Raising awareness of the importance of good respiratory health. Providing education and support to schools and preschools to ensure children with asthma can be managed at school
Following education from our nurses our clients have a better understanding of their respiratory condition and have less visits to doctors, after hours and emergency departments and have more confidence in managing their condition.
The North Canterbury Althetic Club in conjunction with Athletics Canterbury are hosting the 2022 Andrew Reese Memorial Relay and have nominated Canterbury Asthma Society, trading as CanBreathe, as the charity they are collecting donations for this year.