Description

Dr Steve Holmes MMedSci,MBChB,FRCGP
GP, The Park Medical Practice, Shepton Mallet
Clinical Respiratory Lead (Somerset and NHS England South West)
Primary Care Respiratory Society (Executive and Education Committee)
GP Appraiser / Educational Supervisor

Session 1

  • Using FENO and Spirometry investigations to diagnose Asthma and COPD – adapting for the future
  • What is new in Bronchiectasis- diagnosis and outline of treatments
  • Update on Interstitial Lung Diseases and its management
  • Symptomatic management of breathlessness (pharmacological and non-pharmacological areas to improve symptoms)

Session 2

  • Use of CT Scanning (New update form Taskforce for Lung Health)
  • Update on early diagnosis of Lung Cancer and treatment
  • Update on Pulmonary Embolus
  • Respiratory disease and fitness to fly (new BTS guidelines)
  • Respiratory disease in athletic individuals update (new BTS guidelines)