Respiratory dashboard webinar hosted by NHS BSA
To assist users in the use of the new High Volume Prednisolone Respiratory comparators NHS BSA ran a series of webinar sessions giving a full introduction to the new dashboard comparator and updated functionality. The new metric is available on the NHS BSA Respiratory Dashboard. For help with accessing the dashboard please see the NHS BSA Respiratory Dashboard Guidance.
National integrated care conference for respiratory medicines optimisation
The PM Respiratory Conference was held on 6 April 2022. This was of interest to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in respiratory medicine and included a contribution from Seema Gadhia, our pharmacy lead. You can watch the recording here.
Identifying uncontrolled asthma in primary care
Collaboration between the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative, AstraZeneca and the Oxford AHSN has resulted in the development of SPECTRA, a suite of clinical audit tools to support the identification of uncontrolled asthma patients in primary care. Watch the SPECTRA webinar here (recorded 18 January 2022). The SPECTRA webinar slide deck is here.
Challenges of identifying and managing uncontrolled and severe asthma presented by the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative and AHSN Network
The NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative and AHSN Network held a set of three free interactive webinars on the challenges of identifying and managing uncontrolled and severe asthma in March 2022. Follow the links below to watch recordings
- Webinar 1: Identifying and managing uncontrolled asthma View the recording
- Webinar 2: Improving adherence to asthma treatments View the recording
- Webinar 3: Consensus pathway for managing uncontrolled and severe asthma View the recording
Respiratory medicine and the importance of the pharmacy service
British people with lung disease have some of the worst clinical outcomes in Europe. The inclusion of respiratory medicine in the NHS Long Term Plan, and its particular reference to the need for pharmacy to help, is our call to action. An NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service webinar focused on understanding developments in airways disease and the role of pharmacy in facilitating best care. Expert speakers participating in the webinar included:
- Seema Gadhia – Pharmacy Lead, Clinical Innovation Adoption, Oxford AHSN
- Grainne d’Ancona – Consultant Pharmacist, Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust