Category list : Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS)
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New register for nurses who carry out spirometrySubscription
Primary care nurses will be able to prove their ability to perform spirometry, under a new certification and registration scheme set to be brought in over the next five years.
NHS efforts to tackle lung disease 'lagging behind' Subscription
Efforts by the NHS and other public health bodies to tackle lung disease are lagging well behind efforts in other disease areas, even though it is one of UK’s “big three” killers, according to a report.
A specialist nurse from University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust has received a national award for her exemplary work caring for patients with breathing problems.
Almost 23,000 people with asthma may have been unsafely prescribed medication for their condition in recent years that puts them at a higher risk of death, according to data analysis by a charity.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on developing personalised asthma action plans. Part 6 of 6.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 5 of 6.
Care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has improved over the past six years, but is still not good enough, according to a major audit.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 4 of 6.
Why are patients and healthcare professionals not as engaged with respiratory care as with other diseases?Subscription
Having been involved in the asthma deaths inquiry panel, Rebecca Sherrington questions why simple changes aren’t being made in respiratory care
'Complacency' in asthma care causing avoidable deaths VideoSubscription
A “step-change” is needed in asthma treatment, with better training for practice nurses and more specialist nurse posts, experts have said in the wake of the largest ever national study of deaths from the condition.