Self-Management Plan for COPD

Original Author: Colette McDermott, Acting Lead Primary Care Development Nurse, Respiratory, NHS Sheffield CCG

Date Published: September 2017

Date to Review: September 2019

Description: The aim is to help patients with COPD have better control of their disease. It will enable them to monitor symptoms, improve their quality of life and have a plan (agreed in partnership with their healthcare professional) of what to do if things deteriorate therefore improving their confidence to be able to manage their own disease.