East Midlands Respiratory Programme

East Midlands Respiratory Team has been updating its suite of Top Ten Tips (TTTs)

Aimed at the busy GP, the TTTs are, as they say, ten tips to help improve different areas of respiratory care. These currently include Pulmonary rehabilitation, COPD patient consultation, Respiratory five-year plan, Asthma patient consultation, CO...

Home oxygen web portal

The East Midlands Respiratory Programme is working collaboratively with Nottingham CCGs and the East Midlands Home Oxygen Network to produce an online web portal for all Home Oxygen protocols and materials. The aim of the project is to provide a...

Pulmonary rehabilitation completion higher for areas with rolling programmes, November 2014

Initial findings within the East Midlands region are showing how completion rates for areas with rolling Pulmonary Rehab programmes are higher than for those with static programmes. Pulmonary Rehab is an evidence-based, multidisciplinary and comp...

QOF 2013/14 results available, October 2014

The recent QOF results are now available on the HSCIC Website. For respiratory, these show the practice results for Asthma, COPD & Smoking indicators. Further details & supporting information regarding our 19 CCGS will follow later this m...

GRASP COPD – Using practice data to identify actions for improving COPD patient care, October 2014

East Midlands Respiratory Programme is working with PRIMIS for the rollout of the GRASP COPD tool into General Practice.  GRASP-COPD is a free, easy-to-use tool that assists GP practices to interrogate their clinical data, enabling them to improv...

COPD Infographic - Bringing information on COPD to life

East Midlands Respiratory Programme produced this COPD infographic with the aim of making information accessible to Clinical Commissioning Groups and Hospital Trusts relating to COPD. The objective was to bring key information together in one pla...

Inhaler Technique Videos- Juggling inhalers isn't necessary

The East Midlands Respiratory Programme have produced 4 videos to highlight the importance of inhaler technique for professionals and patients:  Two Types of Inhaler - Two Different Techniques The DPI - Dry Powder Inhaler - Seven Simple Steps T...