Please only complete the following questionnaire if requested by your GP practice as part of your routine COPD review.
This questionnaire is for a routine review of your COPD symptoms. If you are experiencing shortness of breath at present, please follow your care plan (if you have one) or ring your GP or 999 immediately.
Last Updated: 09/02/2022
It is essential to have a good inhaler technique to ensure that your medication gets to the part of your lungs that need it. Please watch the specific inhaler video below to check that you are using your inhalers correctly:
COPD Foundation Videos - https://www.copdfoundation.org/Learn-More/For-Patients-Caregivers/Educational-Video-Series/Inhaler-Training-Videos.aspx
Lifestyle - Alcohol
Lifestyle - Smoking
Please see the following links for further information on COPD that you may find useful:
NHS - http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Patient.Info - http://patient.info/health/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-leaflet
British Lung Foundation - https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/copd
COPD Assessment Test Score
The COPD Assessment Test provides a score to help you and your healthcare provider determine if your COPD symptoms are well controlled.
Please select a score of 0 to 5 to help assess the severity of your symptoms.
Add up the total for questions 1 to 8.
Very High: If your score is >30 - There is significant room for improvement in the management of your COPD
High: If your score is 20-30 - There is room for improvement in the management of your COPD
Medium: If your score is 10-20 - There is room for optimisation in the management of your COPD
Low: If your score is <10 - Your COPD is well managed at present
Consent and Submit
When you are happy with all your above answers, please click 'Submit form' below and the questionnaire will be automatically sent to your GP practice. Depending upon your answers and your other medical conditions, you will be contacted if you need to be seen in clinic for a further assessment. Should your symptoms change, please seek medical advice and book an appointment if required.