The CPD educational programme at last year's Respiratory Show was hosted by influential primary and secondary care health leaders.
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
13:45 - 14:30
Respiratory Hands-on Training
Presented by: Tracy Kirk
Dr Andy Whittamore is a practising GP in Portsmouth and Asthma UK's Clinical Lead. He has worked as a GP for over 15 years, and has a wealth of knowledge about asthma and respiratory care. He has held a range of roles driving innovation and quality improvement around asthma including working for the Primary Care respiratory Society UK, on the Department of Health's Respiratory Programme and on developing national guidelines on asthma.
Mr Darush Attar-Zadeh is a Pharmacist, Behaviour Change Specialist and National Public Health Trainer. Darush has specialised in the field of smoking cessation for over twenty years. Darush has presented at various national & international conferences (including the PCRS, IPCRG, Clinical Pharmacy Congress, HPE Live, UKNSCC) and was asked to help review the National Training Standards for Smoking Cessation.
Ms Nipa Patel is a pharmacist with over 25 years experience across community pharmacy, medicines management and general practice. During the last 8 years in General Practice, Nipa Patel has developed her clinical skills and have become lead in respiratory for the practice. In these respiratory clinics Nipa Patel has used her IP skills to diagnose, treat and prescribe as per local guidelines. Nipa Patel supports the respiratory education programmes for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
Mr Finlay Royle is an NHS pharmacist. He works as a Senior Clinical Commissioning Pharmacist for Lambeth CCG, and is also a NICE Medicines and Prescribing Associate. His main interest is in Long Term Conditions and Medicines Optimisation.
In his main role, Finlay leads on the respiratory medicines optimisation strategy and additionally is the commissioning lead for respiratory pathway commissioning across Lambeth.
Dr Farmer is currently working as a Freelance GP and Clinical Lead for Medicines Management. He has previously been a dispensing practice GP Partner and CCG Board Member with a wide ranging portfolio of Medicines Management, policy development and innovation contributing to the development of multiple clinical pathways and new models of care. Dr Farmer’s chief clinical interests currently concern the optimisation medical therapies of Long Term Conditions, especially respiratory conditions and the promotion of innovation in medical care.
Sarah has worked in the NHS since 2006. Her career began in A&E services at LGI before moving into primary care working for the former Leeds Primary Care Trust’s Practice Nurse Development Team from 2008-2011. She currently is working as a Nurse Practitioer at Lingwell Croft Surgery as the lead on Respiratory. Sarah set up Leeds Respiratory Network in 2014 with a colleague Melissa Canavan, this network provides free educational updates to all healthcare professionals interested in respiratory disease. Following the success of this network Sarah & Melissa set up a social enterprise called Respiratory Care Solutions. This social enterprise has enabled them to set up networks across the country ensuring healthcare professionals have access to free updates on all things respiratory.