//
archives

imaging

This tag is associated with 7 posts

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

Dr James Allinson publishes not one, but three papers!

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr James Allinson who has published not one, but three papers recently. The main article is based on work completed as part of James’ PhD, supervised by Prof Wedzicha.   It looked at 2172 individuals, from a cohort enrolled at birth in March 1946. It found that besides accelerating adult FEV1 … 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 – 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: 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: Southend 22/10/13

In October a group of intrepid trainees left the lights of central London and headed for the coast, for a training day in sunny Southend. Interesting facts about Southend: Southend has the world’s longest Pleasure Pier (1.34 miles) Notable people from Southend include: Phill Jupitus, comedian; Helen Mirren, actress; and Simon Sharma, historian and TV … Continue reading