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Mike McKevitt

Director of Patient Services
British Lung Foundation

Mike has worked in patient support since 2004 firstly with the Motor Neurone Disease Association as Head of Regional Care and since 2010 with the British Lung Foundation. As Director of Patient Services he leads a team which provides direct and indirect support to patients through peer support groups, a telephone helpline, a web based support community network and various projects based on behavioral change activities. Mike has extensive experience of working with patients and understanding the impact of lung disease on both patients and care givers, he also leads on the BLFs healthcare professional engagement programme. Mike is also working with the Roya College of Physicians on patient involvement in the current National Asthma and COPD Audit Program. He has spoken at numerous conferences and events and his specialist area of interest is measurement and evaluation of the impact of patient peer support.

Session Role Stream type Date and Time
Confidence to treat the patient in front of you Panellist Plenary 28 September 2018
0900-1000