"The Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
is focussed on improving the care and treatment of lung disease, but we need health boards to invest in services to help people like Gary manage their condition at home.
Head of Wales, British Lung Foundation, Joseph Carter, said: "We are delighted the Welsh Government is continuing to provide leadership with a new extended Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
A Welsh Government spokesman said a threeyear plan is in place (Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
) which requires all asthma patients to have personalised self-management plans and receive their key annual checks.
Health Minister Mark Drakeford put together for Health - Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
out for a 12-week consultation.
We need a health delivery plan
that can give us protection or defensive medicine is going to keep costs spiraling upward.
The Welsh Government has a respiratory health delivery plan
, which Dr Walker said was a "step in the right direction".
Together for Health - A Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
outlines the action needed to make a difference to the lives of the one in seven people living in Wales who suffer from a respiratory condition.
"The respiratory health delivery plan
for Wales is a step in the right direction, but there needs to be more emphasis on people getting follow-up care within 48 hours of having an asthma attack, which could prevent them having further attacks.
Louise's work complements the Welsh Government's Together for Health, A Respiratory Health Delivery Plan
which aims to improve accurate diagnosis and early detection of respiratory diseases.
Last year the Welsh Government launched its Together for Mental Health delivery plan