BEST March 2015: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diease
COPD/ COPD Community Services
- TB in Barnsley
- Dr Jon Miles,
- Gail Miles,
- Dr Andrew O'Shaughnessy,
- Caron Applebee
Various aspects of this very common condition COPD, from symptoms, diagnosis, spirometry interpretation, inhaler treatment , specialised Community/hospital COPD services all the way until Palliative care and End of Life is covered.
The issues around Tuberculosis in Barnsley is also mentioned.
Dr Jon Miles, Consultant Respiratory Physician
Dr. Miles and Gail Miles from Rotherham Breathing Space cover most of what one needs to know about COPD, stressing the importance of pulmonary rehabilitation and the importance of End of life Care in relation to the end stages of COPD.
Caron Applebee, Medicines Management Pharmacist
Some of the new developments in terms of COPD Pathways, and newer inhalers are included in this presentation.
Sue Hazeldine, Community Matron
Representatives from the Community Matron Service (Sue Hazeldine), COPD Specialist Nursing Service Pat Burkinshaw), COPD Respiratory Hub Sharon Dunning), Pulmonary Rehab team ( Jill Young) and from Care Navigation/ Tele-Health ( Paul Hughes) came to explain their unique yet sometimes overlapping role in the care of patients with COPD. Various Referral/Exclusion Criteria are included.
PS: An updated COPD Services BEST talk was delivered Nov 2016 where up to date COPD services can be found
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Dr Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Consultant Public Health
This presentation includes the case load of TB in Barnsley, how to investigate and the problem of Multi - Drug Resistance.
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