In this episode specialist respiratory nurses Viv Marsh (Paediatric Asthma Nurse Specialist, Dudley, West Midlands), Rebecca Bryson (Children's Respiratory Nurse specialising in Asthma and Allergy, Arrowe Park Teaching Hospital, The Wirral) and Lesley Kennedy (Asthma and Allergy Nurse Specialist, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland) share their expertise on how to select the best inhalers and spacers for children and young people and provide support on inhaler technique.
Jane Scullion (Respiratory Nurse Consultant, University Hospitals of Leicester) joins Dr Steve Holmes (General Practitioner, Somerset) to discuss Post COVID Syndrome, its symptoms, diagnosis and management in this latest episode of the PCRS podcast.
Jane Scullion and Dr Steve Holmes return to discuss the topic of shielding and whether its legacy has been predictable and the longer term impact of deconditioning on respiratory health.
In this short episode Jane Scullion and Dr Steve Holmes discuss the use of rescue packs in asthma and COPD. They challenge current views and perceptions on the use of rescue packs and explore the evidence around their use.
Dr Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss the challenges of diagnosing COPD in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic. How can we best pick up those patients who have developed COPD, should we be using spirometry? Grab a coffee, put your feet up and listen in.
In this short podcast Dr Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss risk stratification in asthma management and explore how it can help identify asthma patients most at risk of a life-threatening asthma event. They explore what data to extract to help identify these patients.
In this short podcast Dr Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss respiratory consultations and the merits and top tips for good remote consultations
In this latest PCRS podcast, Daryl Freeman discusses respiratory care in Norfolk and how in her role as Associate Clinical Director for Norfolk Community Health and Care she's striving to standardise care across Norfolk and Waveney, and trying to bring primary, secondary and community care together and improve respiratory pathways for patients with respiratory disease.
In this short podcast Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss the diagnosis of asthma, it's challenges and issues and explore the best practice clinical assessment and objective testing required to make a diagnosis in the different patient groups