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drlj

Respiratory doctor in London
drlj has written 138 posts for Resp NET

Congratulations to Jess Potter on her Women on the Move Award!

Congratulations to Jess Potter, who continues to inspire us with her advocacy and campaign work. Last night she was awarded the Champion Award, for her work campaigning for universal healthcare and fighting the hostile environment. The Women on the Move Awards recognise efforts for social change.They support women who use positivity and inventiveness to make … Continue reading

Programme for Royal Free Training Day released

Royal Free Hospital – Lecture Theatre 1 Respiratory Medicine SpR Training Day – 28th February 2019 Lung Cancer 0915 Registration / Coffee 0930 Welcome and Introduction                                                                                                        Anant Patel 0935 Endobronchial Interventions                                                                                                    Ricky Thakrar 0955 Lung Cancer Screening                                      … Continue reading

Programme for UCLH Training Day released

We hope you’re all looking forward to the day on 4th March, hosted by UCLH. See you at The Institute for Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH), Level 1, 170 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7HA. Please make sure you sign up on Synapse as places are also being offered to trainees in NW and S London. … Continue reading

Preparing for the end

How to prepare for PYA & CCT The big picture For you to CCT you need to convince a panel of people that you are a fully trained, competent, safe, independent physician, practicing high-quality evidence-based, patient-centred Respiratory and GIM. No big deal right! The key to getting through the process smoothly, is to know the … Continue reading

Barts Health Training Day programme released

We are looking forward to seeing you for the first training day of the new year at St Bartholemew’s Hospital on January 29th 2019 Please see below for the programme, which looks infectiously interesting! See you in the Patterson Ross Lecture Theatre, in the Robin Brook Centre, at St Bartholemew’s Hospital. Nearest tube is St … Continue reading

NET Training Day: UCLH 09/03/18

In March we met at UCLH. Many thanks to Toby Hillman for co-ordinating a great day, looking beyond the basics. Beyond Asthma – advanced assessment of wheeze and breathlessness James Hull started the day with a case history of a patient with a 5year history of progressive breathlessness. CPEX revealed reduced breathing frequency. The flow volume loop showed … Continue reading

Congratulations to LJ Smith and James Murray on their SCE book!

Congratulations to LJ Smith and James Murray on publication of their book: MRCP SCE in Respiratory Medicine: 300 SBAs. There are not many comprehensive, high-quality, specific revision aids for the Respiratory SCE and this book has been welcomed by trainees. The book has been designed with trainees in mind. Chapters follow the JRCPTB specialty training curriculum … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Breaking news Happy New Year! The New Year is a time of hope and resolutions, so why not start the year as you mean to go on, by updating yourself with some great review articles and recent research pearls: Messika, Jonathan, et al. “A musical intervention for respiratory comfort during non-invasive ventilation in the ICU.” … Continue reading

Congratulations to Adam Ainley on his book publication!

Congratulations to Adam Ainley and co-authors, who have added another book to add to our RespNet library. Oxford Case Histories in Lung Cancer, uses real cases to illustrate how to highlight the importance of taking an evidence-based approach to clinical decision making. It includes a comprehensive selection of 40 clinical cases that reflects the multidisciplinary … Continue reading

Pan-London Training Day: Barts Health 30/01/18

In January we met at St Bartholemew’s Hospital for a pan-London Training Day on Asthma and Allergy. Barts has a specialist allergy service offering desensitisation and biologics, and also a severe asthma service, including specialist physiotherapist, dietician, psychologist and access to biologics. Allergy testing and treatments Dr Runa Ali started the day by updating us … Continue reading