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NET Respiratory Training Day – Homerton Hospital 29/07/16

An enthusiastic group of trainees met at Homerton Hospital in July, keen for interaction and participation! Many thanks to Dr Angshu Bhowmik for co-ordinating the day, and for speakers who travelled from other hospitals to give talks. Intro Dr Angshu Bhowmik, started the day with a welcome refresher on the indications, contraindications and basic mechanics of NIV. He encouraged … Continue reading

NET Respiratory Training Day: North Mid – 31/03/16

A small but select group of trainees met at the North Middlesex Hospital for a day featuring: palliative and end of life care; TB; SLT perspectives on aspiration; and home NIV.  Many thanks to Dr Stefan Lozewicz for co-ordinating the day. Palliative Care Dr Vinnie Nambisan, Consultant in Palliative Care, started the day with a topical subject, palliative … Continue reading

NET Training Day – Princess Alexandra, Harlow: 29/02/16

Well done to everyone who made the trek out to Harlow for a day of thromboembolism, CTEPH, ethics, NHS management and asthma. Many thanks to Dr Muhammad Anwar for co-ordinating the day and inviting such great speakers. Interesting facts about Harlow and the Princess Alexandra Hospital: The Princess Alexandra Hospital is a 489 bedded District General Hospital providing a … Continue reading

NET Training Day (ILD) – UCLH: 21/10/15

In late October we met at UCLH for a day dedicated to ILD. Thank you to Dr Joanna Porter for putting on such an engaging and relevant programme, and for inviting excellent external speakers. And well done to Alex Mackay for live tweeting the day. Liver failure We started the day in slightly unfamiliar territory, below the … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Whittington Hospital – 03/06/15

In June we congregated at the Whittington for a day focused on smoking cessation. Introduction Dr Myra Stern welcomed us and set the scene by giving some context to the quit smoking debate and reframing smoking cessation as treatment for tobacco dependance. She reminded us that there are diverse views on smoking, and prominent characters who are vocal in … Continue reading

NET Respiratory Royal Free Training Day: 14/05/15

In May we met at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead for a day of alpha-1-antitrypsin (A1AT), VQ-SPECT, safe sedation in Bronchoscopy, invasive fungal disease and business cases. Many thanks for James Goldring for organising a great day. Before the main sessions, we began the day with an introduction from Dr John Hurst, and an update on the London … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Respiratory Epidemiology and Research at LSHTM (16/04/15)

In April we met at the beautiful London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for a day of respiratory epidemiology and research. We were very grateful for the central location, the high quality of the lecture content, the spacious lecture theatre, the nutritious lunch and the proximity to Store Street Espresso. Interesting facts about the LSHTM: LSHTM was founded … Continue reading

GIM Pearls: GIM Training Day at Newham 05/02/15

For those of you who did not make it to the latest GIM Training Day at Newham here are some GIM pearls from the talks. Asthma – from getting the basics right to beyond step 5 Dr Nivenka Jayasekera highlighted the results of The National Review of Asthma Deaths which reported that 3 people die from asthma a day, and … Continue reading

North East Thames Training Day: Basildon (22/09/14)

In September we gathered at Basildon Hospital for a day of CPET, Radiology and pleural disease. CPET in breathlessness Dr Johnson Samuel started the day with a case of breathlessness in which standard tests were normal. A 40 year old man was short of breath on cycling. He was found to have a normal chest x-ray and spirometry. … Continue reading

NET training day: North Middlesex Hospital 25/04/14

In April we convened at the North Middlesex Hospital for a diverse day of all things from immunohistochemistry to writing a business case via IGRA testing and interventional bronchoscopy. Interesting facts about the North Middlesex Hospital: The North Middlesex Hospital began life as a workhouse in 1842, built by  the Edmonton Board of Guardians. Every day, on average, … Continue reading

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