Tackling the Burden of Uncontrolled and Severe Asthma

28 January 2023-
28 January 2023
10:15 - 13:00

Location: The Green Dragon Hotel, 44-46 Broad Street Hereford HR4 9BG

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network would like to invite you to join this face-to-face training session about tackling the burden of uncontrolled and severe asthma in Herefordshire.


10:15am – Welcome & coffee

10:30am – Chair to open the session & welcome attendees & outline the agenda

10:45am – WMAHSN National Rapid Uptake Programme for Asthma Biologics

11:00am – Overview of the national consensus pathway for uncontrolled asthma patients

11:15am – Identifying patients in primary care and making a referral – case studies

11:30am – What makes a good referral to secondary care

11:45am – The secondary care MDT for an uncontrolled asthma patient – overview of asthma biologics

12:15pm – Patient experience of asthma biologics

12:25pm – Chair to close session

12:30pm – Everyone is welcome to stay and have lunch with colleagues

13:00pm – Event close

Speakers will include:

  • Beverley Bostock- Chairperson National Severe Asthma Champion & Advanced Nurse Practitioner (WBC PCN)
  • Andrea McConkey – Innovation Project Manager West Midlands AHSN
  • Kerry Mills Advanced Respiratory Nurse Practitioner & Co-Clinical Director Hereford Medical Group
  • Lisa Rees Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist, Wye Valley NHS Trust
  • Dr Alison Talbot Smith & Dr Ryan Respiratory Consultants, Wye Valley NHS Trust

By attending this event you will:

  • Understand the Rapid Uptake Programme for asthma biologics
  • Receive advice on how to identify uncontrolled and severe asthma patients
  • Describe how to make a referral for uncontrolled and severe asthma patients to secondary care in Herefordshire
  • Discuss the MDT review of uncontrolled and severe asthma patients and understand the process for initiation on to asthma biologics

Who should attend?

  • GPs
  • Practice Nurses
  • Secondary care respiratory teams interested in severe and uncontrolled asthma

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