Upcoming Events

ARENA 2020 Meeting

AstraZeneca Respiratory Education for the NHS and Academia meeting will focus on providing education and upskilling for Specialist Registrars and newly appointed consultants, on aspects of Asthma and COPD in key presentations, workshops and an opportunity to ‘Defend the Indefensible’.

It is the AZ education meeting for trainees and young consultants. The next meeting will be in Feb in Macclesfield. Please find attached the link to programme and registration website.

Welsh Thoracic Society Spring Meeting

Taking place at Future Inn Cardiff with an evening meal and talks on the 19th March followed by the meeting itself on the 20th March.

The programme will follow shortly.

If you could ask people who are interested to please contact our secretary at Lorraine Speight,

Joint Cardiff Chest Federation / Welsh Thoracic Society Spring Meeting

Thursday Evening 21 March 2019


Friday 22 March 2019

Copthorne Hotel, Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff. CF5 6DH


Thursday Evening: 21 March 2019
  • 09.00 Welsh Thoracic Society Executive Committee Meeting
  • 09.30 Coffee & Registration
  • 10:00 Welcome
  • 10:05 Welcome ILD Specific Pulmonary Rehabilitation Natalie Murray, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Princes of Wales Hospital, Bridgend Reena McClure, Specialist Physiotherapist, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend Questions
  • 10.20 Questions
  • 10.25 VR Technology for Distraction and Motivation Therapy Dr Catherine O’Leary, CF Consultant Psychologist
  • 10.45 Questions
  • 10.50 Rigid Bronchoscopy - An essential service in a tertiary lung cancer centre Dr David Breen, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Director Interventional Respiratory Unit, Galway University Hospitals
  • 11.20 Questions
  • 11.25 Coffee
  • 11.45 Update on Endobronchial Valves Dr Ramsey Sabit, Consultant Respiratory Consultant, C&V UHB
  • 12.15 Question
  • 12.20 ‘Tim Griffiths Memorial Lecture’ Transplantation for the Respiratory Physician Dr Richard Thompson, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
  • 12.55 Questions

Addendum: For those delegates staying for the last hour session presented by Dr Simon Barry, refreshments will be served in seminar room, please give your preferred drink option when registering, these will be ordered and delivered to the seminar room for 5.30pm – thank you 

Please take the time to look around the exhibition stands and chat to the Pharmaceutical/Industry company reps, who have kindly supported today’s meeting – without their continued support meetings such as this, would not be possible – thank-you 

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