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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 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

James Allinson publishes paper in AJRCCM

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee, James Allinson, first author of a paper in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. He and his co-authors analysed data on chronic mucus hypersecretion, smoking and lung function prospectively collected by the MRC National Survey of Health and Development, a nationally representative British cohort followed since birth in 1946. … Continue reading

The Whittington Hospital

The Whittington Hospital provides general hospital and community services to 500,000 people living in Islington and Haringey as well as other London boroughs including Barnet, Enfield and Camden. The organisation was established in April 2011 following the merger of The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust with NHS Islington and NHS Haringey community health services. Since it provides … 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