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The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care is a National Body which promotes health and best practice in Respiratory Physiotherapy for the benefit of all. The ACPRC was originally established in 1980, and with over 1,000 members is one of the largest professional networks of physiotherapists in the UK . Each year, the ACPRC publish the only journal dedicated to Respiratory Physiotherapy, a Respiratory Review and a monthly e-Newsletter with all of the latest updates in Respiratory Care. The committee also deliver a wide range of short courses, a bi-annual conference and support members with a wide range of general enquiries. Since 2016, the four core pillars of the ACPRC have been: Connecting People Sharing Knowledge and Skills Research and Best Practice Leadership and Innovation The ACPRC is run by an elected commiittee of members who support the organisation on a voluntary basis. The committee itself is made up of a wide range of specialist physiotherapists, many of whom are leading figures in their area of expertise.
The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) was established in 1997 as a nursing forum to champion the specialty respiratory nursing community, promote excellence in practice, and influence respiratory health policy. ARNS also works to influence the direction of respiratory nursing care. ARNS has built its reputation in the following ways: Respiratory Nurse Leadership Evidence Based Practice Discussion and Networking Collaboration with the Nursing Times Empowering
The British Thoracic Society (BTS) is the largest, most authoritative and most inclusive respiratory professional Society in the UK. We have over 4,000 members across the entire respiratory workforce and healthcare settings, including doctors, nurses, respiratory physiotherapists, physiologists, scientists and other professionals with a respiratory interest. Around 11% of our membership is engaged in our activities during the year. We work to achieve better lung health for all, and we partner with like-minded institutions to achieve this goal; in particular we collaborate closely with the Primary Care Respiratory Society to support seamless integrated respiratory care across primary and secondary care. We raise awareness of the impact of lung disease and champion the respiratory workforce, influence healthcare policy, while developing and promoting evidence-based standards of care. Our vast quality improvement programme includes globally recognised clinical Guidelines, Quality Standards and Clinical Statements, respected national audits, and Quality Improvement toolkits. We run a comprehensive programme of short courses and an annual Summer Meeting which seeks to provide clinical updates and shared leaning. Our Winter Meeting is one of the largest single Society scientific conferences in Europe, with nearly 2,500 delegates each year.
Education for Health is leading UK based charity with over three decades of experience delivering education, training and support services to healthcare professionals. We equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and know-how to provide high quality care for those with long term conditions and improve health outcomes. Our Learning Academy provides a range of interactive online workshops, resource toolkits and eLearning. These are ideal for those who are looking for high quality bite sized learning. For those wanting accredited, academic-based education, we also offer a range of undergraduate degree short courses along with two full Masters programmes and a range of Postgraduate degree level modules. These are all accredited by the University of Hertfordshire. Find out more about Education for Health and our education, training and support services via our website. Or get in touch directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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