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PCRS-UK National Primary Care Respiratory Conference
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - PCRS-UK Clinical and Scientific Abstracts 2013
20 May 2013
New data tool gives Asthma information at CCG level
The INHALE team have released a new data tool giving information at CCG level which highlights significant variation in the way patients are diagnosed and treated
15 May 2013
Guide to Quality Assured Spirometry now available
The authorative step-by-step guide to Quality Assured Spirometry produced by the national Respiratory Programme is now available on the PCC website.
22 April 2013
Prof Mike Morgan appointed as new Respiratory NCD
Professor Mike Morgan has been appointed Respiratory National Clinical Director by the NHS Commissioning Board, working two days a week.
18 March 2013
HOME MECHANICAL VENTILATION (HMV) UK MEETING
This meeting explores the challenges experienced by health care professionals caring for patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation, requiring continual care using highly advanced technology.
14 March 2013
New service specifications for Severe Asthma and Complex Home Ventilation - consultation
The NHS Commissioning Board is consulting on new service specifications for Complex Home Ventilation and Severe Asthma.
28 January 2013
LRT and Right Care conference now available to view at http://www.londonrespiratoryteamconference.com
In November this year LRT presented work influenced by NHS Right Care thinking to an audience of healthcare leaders at BMA house...
21 December 2012
Double award for HOS programme a tribute to all who worked on oxygen reprocurement
The Home Oxygen Service (HOS) programme has picked up two national awards in the last week - paying tribute to the hard work of teams up and down the country who have worked to make the new oxygen...
27 November 2012
Improving Adult Asthma Care - the case for change
This guide draws together the evidence and learning from the work undertaken by the national asthma improvement projects undertaken by NHS Improvement.
2 October 2012
Stoptober campaign launches today - 1 October
The Stoptober campaign - which aims to encourage smokers to give up throughouth October - launches today, 1 October.
30 September 2012
PCRS-UK launches mentorship programme for people to attend Winter BTS meeting
The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK) have launched a mentorship programme providing structured support for current and aspiring respiratory leaders to attend the 2012 Winter BTS Meeting in...
30 September 2012
Where are you on the map of respiratory care? - Atlas of Variation just launched
The variation in respiratory care and outcomes across the country has been pulled together into a Respiratory Atlas of Variation by the NHS RightCare team...
24 September 2012
Designing and commissioning services for adults with asthma - Good Practice Guide now available
'Designing and Commissioning Services for adults with asthma: A good practice guide' has been published by NHS PCC, produced in conjunction with the professional bodies and patient groups.
12 September 2012
Reminder: BTS Emergency Oxygen Audit currently underway
The British Thoracic Society Emergency Oxygen Audit is currently underway, running through until 1 Nov 2012
10 September 2012
Latest news update from National Review of Asthma Deaths
The NRAD team have issued their newsletter, giving an update on new Inclusion criteria, Enquiry Panels and more answers to FAQs. Issue 3 published August 2012
20 August 2012
NIHR programme invites bids for research funding
The NIHR Health Service & Delivery Research programme is inviting bids for commissioned funding - including new models of care for LTCs and 24/7 healthcare. Deadline 13 Sep 2012.
2 August 2012
Detailed COPD Commissioning Toolkit launched by DH (2 Aug 2012)
A toolkit has been developed to support commissioners - ’how to’ manual for commissioners covering a number of critical steps in the COPD patient pathway.
1 August 2012
Respiratory indicators in Commissioning Outcomes Framework - launched 1 Aug 2012
There are fourspecific respiratory indicators included in the Commissioing Outcomes Framework launched by NICE on 1 Aug 2012...
1 August 2012
Getting the best value from respiratory budgets - the IMPRESS guide to re
Integrated respiratory care organisation IMPRESS have worked with the London School of Economics to produce a study showing how respiratory activity and budgets should be rebalanced to provide the...
30 July 2012
'7 steps to success' guide to respiratory inhalers available from Leicester Hospitals team
A team at Leicester Hospitals have produced a set of cards providing a '7 steps' guide to all the different types of respiratory inhalers.
30 July 2012