Restoring services to improve the lives and outcomes of people with respiratory disease

09:00 - 09:05

Chair’s Opening Remarks

09:05 - 09:45

How do we keep a patient centric approach and reduce the carbon footprint within a respiratory pathway?

  • Address the link between the environment, health inequality and respiratory conditions
  • Consider how to balance patient choice and personalised care with sustainable healthcare
  • Hear examples of work to create a more sustainable approach to delivering respiratory services
  • Tangible adjustments you can make to your own services to improve outcomes

Dr Toby Capstick, Consultant Pharmacist - Respiratory Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Ian Sinha, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Carol Stonham, Senior Nurse Practitioner (Respiratory),Gloucestershire CCG Executive chair PCRS

09:45 - 10:00

Short break – continue the conversation in the chat room

10:00 - 10:40

Revitalising IPF services in a post-covid NHS

  • Improving care pathways for IPF in the context of covid-19
  • Usage of available data to optimise IPF services and seize opportunities to reimagine pathways
  • Is now the time for a rapid referral mechanism to improve efficiency and accelerate access to appropriate care?

Dr Nazia Chaudhuri, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Clinical Lead in ILD, Deputy Clinical Director Respiratory, Manchester University FT
Dr Robina Coker, Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Clinical Director, NIHR Clinical Research Network: North West London

This panel session has been supported by Boehringer Ingelheim, who have also helped to identify relevant and pertinent topics of discussion

10:40 - 11:00

Short break – continue the conversation in the chat room

11:00 - 11:40

Recovering and restoring services with the ongoing impact of covid-19

  • Assess the challenges and opportunities for service reset, and how to align the levers for change
  • Understand how to manage the long-term sequelae of covid-19 alongside other respiratory conditions
  • Address the standard of care pre pandemic and the impact of the pandemic on care for patients
  • The Pandemic, Asthma and COPD care, threat or opportunity? Lessons from the National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme

Dr Matt Inada-Kim, Consultant Acute Physician, Hampshire Hospitals FT, National Clinical Lead COVID Oximetry@home, NHS England & Improvement
Dr Vincent Mak, Consultant Physician in Respiratory Integrated Care, Imperial College Healthcare Trust 
Professor Mike Roberts,  Associate Director Clinical Improvement Department Royal College Physicians, Managing Director, UCL Partners Academic Health Science Partnership

11:40 - 12:00

Short break – continue the conversation in the chat room

12:00 - 12:40

The current and future role of virtual wards

  • Learn from the clinical response to covid-19, including how virtual wards have been set up and used
  • Compare examples of how different systems have approached the post acute covid pathway
  • Discuss how innovations from the pandemic can be used more widely

Dr Binita Kane, Clinical Lead, Health Innovation Manchester 
Dr Deepak Subramanian, Respiratory Consultant, University Hospitals Derby Burton FT 
Rebecca Towns, Respiratory Clinical Service Manager, Pennine Lung Service and, Pennine Oxygen service, Directorate Manager Speciality Medicine, Royal Oldham Hospital
Dr Irene Valero-Sánchez, Clinical Lead for the Integrated Respiratory Service, University Hospitals of Leicester Trust 

12:40 - 12:50

Short break – continue the conversation in the chat room

12:50 - 01:30

Interactive Discussion Groups

Group 1:

How do we keep a patient centric approach and
reduce the carbon footprint within a respiratory pathway?

Join a small group discussion to pick up on the theme of our opening session to share ideas and experiences amongst peers. 

Group 2:

Lessons of the pandemic: Healthcare professionals are put at risk every day – Demonstrating a pathway of respiratory protection for the protectors.

Join this small group discussion to share learning

End of live sessions

This event has been sponsored by Chiesi Limited, who have had involvement in recommending topics or themes, but have had no involvement with the content of the sessions.

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