What are Task Forces?

Task Forces are ad hoc groups set up to address a specific issue in respiratory medicine. They aim to produce Clinical Practice Guidelines, Statements or Technical Standards that then are adopted as official ERS documents on issues related to respiratory medicine.

The ERS also encourages the development of joint documents with other socities. ERS members involved in a Task Force with another society are therefore encouraged to contact the ERS Guidelines Working Group (at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to discuss the opportunity to develop a joint project.


Once published, manuscripts developed by ERS Task Forces are made available on the ERS E-learning website.