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PCRU coverThe Primary Care Respiratory Update (PCRU) is packed with useful features, clinical updates, educational updates, respiratory news, summaries of respiratory-related policy news and also featuring summaries of npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine and other respiratory related journal articles, this jam-packed update has everything for clinicians working with patients with respiratory illnesses in a primary or community care setting.

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Issue 21: Winter 2020 Contents

*PCRU is for healthcare professionals only

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Delivering Excellence Locally

  • Implementing Fit to Care in Practice, Carol Stonham
  • Nurse develops aide memoire for structured respiratory assessment, Jackie Dale
  • Optimising COPD prescribing and improving care, Sarah-Jane Rowlands
  • PCRS respiratory leadership programme: case study - Siobhan Hollier
  • Affiliated Groups: Tricia Bryant

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Delivering Excellence Locally

  • Primary care teams benefit from innovative multidisciplinary respiratory education Francesca Robinson, Emily Heiden
  • Community pharmacy training programme set to improve asthma care. Francesca Robinson, Darush Attar-Zadeh
  • Affiliated Groups: Are you ready for the digital era? Carol Stonham, Tricia Bryant

Monitoring ICS underuse in asthma and over-reliance on SABA: A sponsored supplement

Improving outcomes in asthma as an inflammatory disease: spotlight on monitoring ICS underuse and over-reliance on SABA: A sponsored supplement

A report of a multi-disciplinary consensus meeting held in December 2018. AstraZeneca organised and fully funded the meeting and the production of this supplement. All meeting participants reviewed and commented upon the content of this supplement. The views expressed are not necessarily those of AstraZeneca or PCRS.

Asset: GB-16467
Date of preparation: April 2019


Issue 16 of PCRU looks back over the year and looks forward to the future of respiratory care PCRU Cover

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  • Focus on respiratory disease for England
  • Respiratory Virtual Clinics
  • Conference highlights

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Issue 15 of PCRU examines the challenges of tackling multimorbidity in patients with respiratory disease and equality in patient populations.

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  • Treatable and untreatable traits
  • Equity and equality
  • Influenza vaccination: truths and myths

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  • Getting the Basics Right Influenza vaccination: helping respiratory consultations Gail Miles
  • Supported self-management case history Looking beyond the disease Iain Small
  • Policy Round-Up Bronwen Thompson
  • Journal Round-Up
  • PCRS-UK News Round-Up
  • Second opinion Your respiratory questions answered
  • Delivering Excellence Locally 
  • Very brief advice training as part of a quality improvement scheme Katherine Hickman
  • An integrated care project to proactively identify patients with respiratory disease achieves Gold Standard care Fran Robinson, Jayne Longstaff
  • Respiratory Leadership Programme Fran Robinson, Deirdre Siddaway
  • ‘Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Brave’ - PCRS One-Day Workshop held on 11 July 2018 Fran Robinson
  • Affiliated Groups
  • Clinical Update Tobaccoo dependency is a long-term relapsing condition that usually starts in childhood

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