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Dr LJ Smith publishes systematic review on prognostic scores in COPD

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr LJ Smith who has published a systematic review on prognostic scores identifying the end of life in COPD. The was was undertaken during OOPR at Imperial College London, supervised by Dr Jennifer Quint. The review concludes that a number of variables contributing to the prediction of all-cause mortality in COPD have … 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

Breathing Matters Charity Concert

Please join us for the Breathing Matters Charity Concert on Friday 11th December, at 7.30pm at St Paul’s Church Covent Garden, a beautiful venue right on the Plaza. The choir is the Holst singers, who we are reliably informed are fantastic and also famous! There will be a chance to sing along to a few … Continue reading

NET Training Day (Breathlessness): Whittington Hospital 11/06/14

In June we were welcomed to the Whittington Hospital for a day on breathlessness.  We were joined by colleagues including respiratory specialist nurses, physiotherapists, specialist pharmacists, members of NHS England and a doctor from the Netherlands. A big tick in the multidisciplinary team curriculum box! Breathlessness vs respiratory failure: what matters to patients and respiratory clinicians? … Continue reading