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On Demand PSN Webinar: Engaging health care professionals

Peer support network: On Demand Webinar

In the final Peer Support Network webinar of this series, Carol Stonham will discuss considerations when planning meetings, tips for engaging those that attend during online or attended meetings, and maintaining interest and enthusiasm between meetings. It will help in attracting and retaining other health care team members in your network and help to rejuvenate your group.

The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session.

Speaker: Carol Stonham

Carol qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1986 in Bristol and has worked in Primary Care in Gloucestershire since 1990. 
Following 26 years working as a Nurse Practitioner in General Practice, Carol now works at Gloucestershire CCG on the Respiratory Clinical Programme Group as Senior Nurse Practitioner (Respiratory) as well as running a locality based FeNO service. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring. 
Carol is an active member of the Primary Care Respiratory Society UK. She is Chair of the PCRS Executive Committee.   Carol is also the Primary Care nurse representative for the National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme, UK Inhaler Group and UK Lung Cancer Coalition.
Carol has been awarded the Queen's Nurse title and in 2016 she was awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours list for Services to Nursing and Healthcare.

Chair: Emma Thompson

I work as the Lead Nurse at the South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Primary Care Workforce & Training Hub with a special interest in respiratory work. I have been a nurse for over 25 years and have worked in a variety of settings including as a Practice Nurse and Primary Care Development Nurse within Sheffield CCG. I have been involved in different respiratory initiatives in Primary Care in Sheffield and am passionate about sharing best practice and facilitating learning across the multidisciplinary team. I have chaired the South Yorkshire Respiratory Interest Group since early 2019, and have a great committee who work with me. We hold well attended regular educational sessions for health care professionals across the region. These “learning lunches” have been delivered virtually during the pandemic.

PCRS is grateful to HSF and Simpson Millar for their support of the Peer Support Network programme. The programme has been solely organised by PCRS.