Patients & consumers
COPD for John just means doing everything at a slower pace
Meet John - at 80 years old, he refuses to let COPD get in the way of living the life he wants to.
Overcoming the challenges of COPD to fulfil a lifelong dream
Joan an 85 year old COPD patient recently achieved her lifelong dream to climb the Great Wall of China. Her daughter Helen tells us Joan’s story.
Thank you for calling GSK. Meet Paul, the voice at the end of the line.
When you call us, who’s the voice at the end of the line? Paul tells his story from scientist to sympathetic ear.
You'll outgrow some childhood habits, but vaccination is for life
Infectious diseases remain just as serious throughout adulthood and vaccines remain the most effective protection we have against them.
Does lupus really know no boundaries?
There are no boundaries when it comes to the impact of lupus; it can affect any part of the body in any way at any time, often with unpredictable and life-changing results.
Giving a bit back – Christine’s experience of clinical research
For Christine even gentle exercise like jogging and walking her dogs around the park were a struggle. She just could not breathe properly.
Can social media help us hear patients?
Understanding the benefits and risks of medicine from a patient’s point of view is important to the evaluation of our medicines.
An 'everyday' world first in clinical trials
The way we design and carry out clinical trials is being turned on its head by the advent of the Salford Lung Study (SLS).
Living with lupus – a patient perspective
Beth, a lupus patient, provides insights into the day-to-day challenges of living with this chronic condition.
Eggs in manufacturing
Chickens. Where would we be without them? Well for one thing, we wouldn’t have nearly as many influenza vaccines as we need.