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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

Ian Stone publishes trial in AJRCCM

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr Ian Stone who is first author of a paper in the blue journal, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. He reports a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over RCT investigating the effect of lung deflation on cardiovascular structure and function using cardiac magnetic resonance. As we know, COPD is associated with significant … 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 (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