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Commissioning Resources

Looking for tools to facilitate the sustainable transformation of your respiratory services? The Commissioning Platform hosts more than 50 resources.

Pick up tips from our articles, watch the experts in conversation on key issues in our videos and download frameworks that you can use for planning services.


We host an assortment of highly practical, focused articles that have been specifically chosen for our PCRA community of service providers.

What are your thoughts on the PCRS-UK population-focused respiratory service framework?

Or on the British Lung Foundation’s Report challenging cuts to stop smoking medication and services?

Search our range for an article that fills your need.



Commissioners need tools that have been shown to work in the hands of peers. This is why the Commissioning Resources area of our site includes a selection of practical aids.

Are you able to present your plan to your CEO on one page? Find the template in this section.

Looking for breathlessness and cough assessment algorithms that guide best value outcomes for your respiratory populations? Look no further.



PCRA has created a number of videos recording respiratory service providers in conversation.

  • How do you go about redesigning your services?
  • How does the confusion surrounding asthma diagnosis and management impact on the commissioning environment
  • And how do you cope with the burden of smoking?

You will be sure to find something of importance to you and your colleagues.


Commissioning Podcasts

PCRA has recorded podcasts of influential commissioners discussing a range of subjects.

Learn about hot topics in the respiratory commissioning landscape and hear what is happening around the country. Keep an eye out on this section for new podcasts as and when they become available.


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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed and is produced by Cogora, the publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice, Healthcare Leader, Management in Practice and The Pharmacist working in partnership with PCRS.

All educational content for the website and videos has been initiated and produced by PCRS and Cogora.

The Primary Care Respiratory Academy is sponsored by Chiesi Ltd.