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London advanced TB course and free evening symposium

The London Advanced TB Course is taking place Nov 10-11th. It is organised by Public Health England with the Centre for Respiratory Infection (CRI), National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London. “This intensive course will offer a comprehensive update to participants on the clinical management of TB cases and incidents, evaluate new diagnostic techniques … 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

Jess Potter and Will Ricketts featured in Thorax for work on TB drug monographs

In this month’s Thorax, North East Thames trainees are once again prominent, with an open access article on guidance for adverse effect monitoring in multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). It highlights the work of the guideline development group, linked to the BTS SAG, whose members include Jess Potter and Will Ricketts. The guideline draws together the best available evidence … Continue reading

Homerton University Hospital

Homerton University Hospital is a district general hospital providing hospital and community services to the people of Hackney, the City of London and beyond. It was one of the first Foundation Trusts and remains financially viable. It provides specialist care in obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery, asthma and allergy treatments, HIV and … Continue reading

World TB Day: Homerton Hospital 24/03/14

It was great to see lots of trainees, as well as local GPs and other colleagues from Hackney, at World TB Day at Homerton. Interesting facts about Homerton: Hackney’s first hospital was founded in 1280, called the Kingsland Leper Hospital (based on Kingsland Road). It was one of ten leper hospitals set up in London. Ronnie … Continue reading