Short acting beta agonist inhalers by all CCGs

Why it matters: Why Asthma Still Kills reports that high use of short acting beta agonists (salbutamol and terbutaline) and poor adherence in the use of inhaled corticosteroids in asthma suggests poor control, and these patients should be reviewed regularly to ensure good control.

Description: Prescribing of short acting beta agonist (SABA) inhalers - salbutamol and terbutaline compared with prescribing of inhaled corticosteroid inhalers and SABA inhalers

CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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