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Programme finalised for Royal Free training day

We’re looking forward to the next NE Thames training day at Royal Free Hospital on Wed 7th Feb. It will be held at: Lecture Theatre 3, UCL medical School, Royal Free Hospital Campus.      Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme!   TIME TOPIC/SPEAKER 09:00-09:25 Registration 09:30-09:40 Welcome 09:40-10:00 Obesity and sleep … Continue reading

Timetable finalised for Pan-London training day

We’re looking forward to the next Pan-London Training day at Barts Hospital on Tues 30th Jan. It will be in the Brook Centre at Barts Hospital (number 2 on this map).   Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme! With opportunities to get signed off for practical procedures too. Lunch will be … Continue reading

Pan-London Training Day: OccLD 14/11/17

The last training day of 2017 was a real highlight, with the team from the Occupational Lung Disease service at the Royal Brompton Hospital covering a range of topics with characteristic enthusiasm and clinical relevance! Thanks to Jo Szram, Jo Feary and Paul Cullinan for organising the day. Occupational asthma  Jo Szram got the day off … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Whittington Hospital 07/06/17

On a sunny day in June we were welcomed to the Whittington Hospital by Dr Ruvini Dharma. Many thanks to her for organising the day, and for inviting colleagues from further afield to provide a specialist perspective. Inhaled treatment in COPD – an update from GOLD We started the day with a welcome update on … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Newham Hospital 07/02/17

In February we met at Newham for a day of TB-related talks. Many thanks to Dr Nivenka Jayasekera for organising the day. The Collaborative TB Strategy in Action  We started the day with an overview of the collaborative TB strategy and a reminder of the TB rates in the UK, highest in London. Newham has particularly high rates. We compared … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Barts Hospital 12/01/17

The first training day of the new year was hosted by Barts Health. Many thanks to Dr Tino Cappocci for organising the day, and for putting so much thought into the content and refreshment options! Bronchiectasis: the imaging fundamentals Dr Emma Cheasty started the day with some beautiful images of the lungs, and some classic examples of bronchiectasis. The pathological … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Royal Free Hospital 01/11/16

In November The Royal Free Hospital hosted an innovative programme, themed around Respiratory and Rheumatological overlap conditions. Many thanks to Dr James Goldring, Dr Richard Stratton and everyone at the Royal Free for co-ordinating and contributing to the day. Many thanks to Dr Catherine Rang for sharing notes from the day. Interstitial lung disease classification and management Dr Elizabeth Renzoni, started … Continue reading

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