Working in the licensed trade can take its toll on your health. As the charity devoted to the industry we are familiar with the typical health concerns that people who work in the trade tend to suffer from.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease.

Living with a long-term condition brings challenges and it is important to have the confidence, support and information to take control of your condition. The following help sheet helps identify the symptoms of COPD and, should you be affected by it, how you can reduce its impact and access support.