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Respiratory Level 7 (MSc) modules starting soon

Respiratory Level 7 (MSc) modules starting soon Are you studying at MSc level or thinking of trying a Masters module? Two Education for Health Level 7 modules are starting soon, as part of our unique inter-professional postgraduate provision relating to respiratory practice. Looking to build on existing knowledge and experience of non-invasive ventilation? The Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) and Respiratory Failure Level 7 module starts on 25 September and has study days in Warwick on 12 October and 29 January. Concerned about […]

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Animated Explanation of Scleroderma

  Animated Explanation of Scleroderma   Veiw here

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Resilience A framework supporting hospice staff to flourish in stressful times

Resilience A framework supporting hospice staff to flourish in stressful times   This piece of work was initiated by Hospice UK in response to the report issued by the Commission into the Future of Hospice Care in 2013. That report forecasted a future that would demand significant change on the part of hospices, which in turn would make further demands on their workforce – both staff and volunteers.  

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Exeter Respiratory Genomics workshop

        Genomic technologies are set to revolutionise the health sector on a global scale. Ultimately, this will result in greater patient care through the delivery of personalised medicine. Our series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas. Join us for our Exeter Expert Series on: • Respiratory 12-13 October 2017 • Cardiology 2-3 November 2017 • Gastroenterology 23-24 […]

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NICE has today published the Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health National Guideline.

NICE has today published the Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health National Guideline.   You can view the by following this link: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng70.   For those of you that contributed, we would like to send you a thank-you a letter and certificate on behalf of the RCN.  Please forward your postal address so I can arrange to send these to you in recognition of your involvement.   We would be grateful if you could promote use of the Guidelines/standards […]

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Job opportunity – Interstitial Lung Disease specialist nurse Band 6. University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse with 1-2 years of respiratory experience to join the Interstitial Lung Disease Service. Working within the Interstitial Lung Disease Specialist service you will look after a complex and diverse group of patients. The post involves monitoring patients with Interstitial Lung disease in a clinical setting. The ideal candidate needs to exhibit a keen interest in management of Interstitial Lung Disease, patient education, breathlessness management and Palliative care. You will also be […]

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Long Term Conditions Conference which is taking place at The University of Salford on the 14th of July

The Long Term Conditions Conference which is taking place at The University of Salford on the 14th of July. Experts from across the healthcare sector discuss the latest challenges facing the NHS. Understand how patient-centered care and community-based approaches could ease the pressure on hospitals, see how the latest technology can play a role in managing long term conditions and analyse examples of best practice. Topics discussed on the day NHS Five Year Forward Annual Health Budget Prevention Supported self care I am now able to offer University […]

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EU-IPFF have launched their new website

The EU-IPFF has recently launched it’s website take a look at the link below https://euipff-foundation.squarespace.com/    

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South West Interstitial Lung Disease Interdisciplinary Network June Meeting

Managing Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease 12th June, 2017, 1pm-4.30pm Holiday Inn, Dean Gate Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2UA Agenda 1pm Lunch & Registration 1.30pm Welcome 1.40pm Individual introductions & Heather Lamb Current ILD experience 2.00pm Oxygen, what shall we do? Sarah Lines With a break at 2.45pm for coffee 3.00pm IPF exacerbation or drug reaction? How do we treat? Michael Gibbons 4.30pm Close Heather Lamb ILD Nurse Specialist, Bristol Sarah Lines ILD Nurse Specialist, Exeter ILD – INN www.ild-inn.org.uk RSVP: […]

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Interstitial Lung Disease Nurse position Band 6 Part-time 3 days Fixed Term 12 months

  We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding nationally commissioned ILD service as a part-time Band 6 ILD Nurse  within the respiratory and allergy service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust providing services across three sites at Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospital.   Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team along-side our consultants and under the supervision of our Band 7 ILD CNS, you will be expected to support the nursing service to provide the […]

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Training for Primary Care – March Dates

The ILD – Interdisciplinary Network with the support of Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is presenting training for Primary care in 2017, at the following dates and locations: 15th March, 12.30-4.30pm               Norwich, Norfolk 23rd March, 7.30-9pm                      North Norfolk – Venue TBC 28th March, 7.30-9pm               South Norfolk – Venue TBC The speaker for all 3 dates is Sandra Olive. Other […]

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Training for Primary Care

The ILD – Interdisciplinary Network with the support of Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is presenting training for Primary care in 2017, at the following dates and locations: 31st January, 7.15-9pm                Bournemouth, Dorset 1st February, 2-4pm                      Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset 8th February, 7.15-9pm               Basingstoke, Hampshire 23rd February, 12.30-5pm          Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire   Other meetings are being arranged in Stockport, Croydon, Norfolk, Trowbridge, Leicester, Isle of Wight, Telford, Homerton and Blackpool and information will be added as available. If you are interested in […]

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East and West RIG Meetings

Tuesday 31st January 2017 East RIG Meeting Venue: Miramar Hotel East Overcliff Drive Bournemouth BH1 3AL NB Car Park Entrance is on Grove Road 6.30 pm Supper 7.15 pm Meeting : Interstitial Lung Disease Speaker: Sarah Lines an ILD nurse specialist from Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital We are very grateful to the ILD/INN Specialist Nurse Network & Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis who are sponsoring our speaker. We are also grateful for Pharma Support in sponsoring the venue – they […]

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Education for Health 2017 Course Dates – Now Open!

  Education for Health have a wide range of courses starting in January 2017 from Asthma to Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease to Spirometry so now is the perfect time to book a place and refresh your skills and knowledge in the New Year. ALL COURSES RUNNING IN JANUARY 2017 OPEN NOW FOR BOOKING Allergy Professional Development module, Distance Learning Asthma Level 5 module, Warwick Asthma Level 6 module, Warwick Asthma Update workshop, Warwick Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention Level 6 module, Warwick Cardiovascular […]

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic lung disease with an unknown cause. Below is a great 18 minute video informing you about the disease, it’s symptoms, the diagnosis and treatments. It also discusses what you can do and offer for the best possible quality of life.

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Respiratory Health Campaign

As part of Health Awareness Respiratory Health Campaign, we have compiled some useful links where you can find recommended verbiage and ways to follow through social media. Website: We recently partnered with Mediaplanet UK on the 2016 Respiratory Health Campaign in The Guardian newspaper and online at http://www.healthawareness.co.uk. Read motivating insight from thought leaders, world class athlete and patients, and learn more about the ways you can improve your lung health today. Facebook: Learn more about early diagnosis and new […]

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FightIPF

Patient E-mail: Last Saturday a friend pointed me to an advert in the Daily Mail that Roche had paid for in respect to IPF awareness week and a web site to look at some videos explaining IPF those of our friends who took a look now understand what I have more clearly and appreciate the knowledge.         A patient of mine who has IPF e-mailed me this advert that he had seen in the Daily Mail with […]

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Cardiff Students learn about IPF

Raising awareness at  Cardiff & Vale UHB. Third year student nurses at Cardiff University learn about IPF

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