Respiratory - achievements

  • Identified variation for asthma and COPD care across the East Midlands and published up-to-date data on the website and in infographic form for all clinical commissioning groups and acute trusts
  • Provided access for high quality educational events and allowed over 300 individuals to network, communicate, share and learn
  • Provided a platform for East Midlands Thoracic Society, Oxygen Group and Smoking Cessation Group to share best practice
  • Rolled out innovations at scale (oxygen bands) evaluated and in publication
  • Estimated potential savings of circa £1.5m through development of guideline driven care and prescribing
  • Supported integration of GRASP COPD in primary care
  • Held a regional COPD Day attended by over 120 delegates