Thousands of people with serious breathlessness may not be getting the care they need, according to figures published today (Tuesday 9 April).

An online survey of more than 350,000 people by the British Lung Foundation (BLF) found 20% of respondents reported that they were significantly limited by breathlessness.

This could indicate an underlying condition, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or a heart problem.


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