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Merry Respmas!

We hope you are all enjoying the Christmas period, and have plenty of time to spend with friends and family. Some of us in RespNET have been spending time with our Respiratory family, and have contributed to this Respiratory Futures Trainees film. Can you spot two RespNET trainees and hear the voice of our very own … Continue reading

James Allinson wins BLF Early Career Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr James Allinson, who was awarded the BLF Early Career Investigator Award at the BTS Winter Meeting 2016. James has been on OOPR, working in Prof Wedzicha’s group at NHLI, Imperial College London. He presented his work in the symposium on Wednesday afternoon. Early-life respiratory tract infection and adult susceptibility to chronic mucus hypersecretion … Continue reading

BTS Winter 2016: The RespNET roundup

December is here, which means infective exacerbations, flu-jabs galore, the search for the perfect lung-themed gift, and of course the BTS Winter meeting! Once again, it’s striking how many familiar names from the NorthEast Thames programme feature in the programme. So, to celebrate all the great research being conducted in our region, below are your RespNET highlights. … Continue reading

Dr Angshu Bhowmik standing for BTS Council

You could be forgiven for missing the message on the latest BTS news email, but elections are now open for BTS Council. And who is standing? Our very own Training Programme Director, Dr Angshu Bhowmik*! The BTS Council has a significant role in the society, acting as an advisory body for Society policies and a guide … Continue reading

Respiratory Futures site launched

Amidst a country in turmoil over Brexit, members of the Respiratory community met for a really interesting and varied programme of educational talks at the BTS Summer Meeting in York this June. Excitingly, it also saw the launch of a new website for Respiratory trainees.   The aim is to bring together respiratory trainees from … Continue reading

NET trainees featured in BTS Stop Smoking Champions Newsletter

The Spring edition of the BTS Stop Smoking Champions newsletter has just been published and we are pleased to say that the work of NorthEast Thames trainees and Consultants is very prominent! Dr Zaheer Mangera has written an article on a local public health champion, Cecilia Clarke, Health Improvement Manager at Bart’s Health, about her work in … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Happy New Year to you all! We hope you all had at least some time off to indulge in christmas carols, fights over which is the best christmas film and mulled everything. We hope 2016 brings you all you wish for and more. Training The next NET Training day is on 29th February at Princess Alexandra, Harlow . Ideas … Continue reading

BTS Winter 2015 – looking forward

We are really looking forward to the BTS Winter Meeting 2015, just days away, from 2nd – 4th December. Having had a quick look through the programme we have highlighted some stand out sessions, and the contribution of North East Thames trainees and Consultants in a list below. We hope you will support all presenters … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Training The next NET Training days are  21st September at Homerton, 22nd October at UCLH (ILD day) and 12th November at Basildon. We also expect a date in January at the Royal London. Ideas for themes we should cover? Let us know. The teams organising the days are trying to match up to gaps identified by our … Continue reading

Vacancies on BTS committees – why not get involved?

The BTS is currently recruiting new members for a number of committees and advisory groups. They are looking for enthusiastic people who feel they can make a contribution and can serve from December 2015 and commit to 3 years in the role. Members who wish to be considered for the vacancies should apply using the online … Continue reading