Vikki Knowles - Surrey: Minimising MDIs Independent Respiratory Nurse Specialist Vikki Knowles shares the early stages of work being done to minimise the use of Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) in their practice in Surrey and how that can positively impact the greener healthcare environment
Dr Kat Parker - Bristol: Switching to DPIs In this case study from Dr Kat Parker, she shares her experience of how her practice in Bristol has been switching patients from Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) to Dry Powder Inhalers (DPIs) where appropriate to do so, when and how they communicat
Dr Steve Holmes - Somerset: A Whole Practice Approach to Greener Healthcare This case study from Dr Steve Holmes provides an overview of the changes he and his colleagues have made over the past twenty years in order to improve not just the practice they run and how it operates, but als
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.
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 togeth
Despite the reality of high asthma death rates in the UK, Asthma Myths mean many do not take the condition seriously.
Darush Attar-Zadeh explains how healthcare professionals can educate and empower patients to optimize their asthma treatment and help to them to live a symptom free life.
Dr Katherine Hickman explains the importance of basic asthma care and shares her experience of changing a patient’s life by having a three minute conversation about his blue inhaler overuse.