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Health care professional study day in Swindon

Our study day in Swindon offers the opportunity to update knowledge, learn new skills, network and share best practice.


  • Wednesday 11 November 2020
  • Double tree by Hilton Hotel Swindon, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UZ
  • 9am – 4.30pm

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9am Registration and refreshments

Welcome, introduction and Asthma + Lung UK update
Angela Hunn, Respiratory Clinical Lead, Wiltshire Health and Care
Amanda Horton, COPD clinical lead, Community COPD/Oxygen Specialist Services, Swindon Community Health Service
Erika Radford, Asthma UK and Asthma + Lung UK Partnership


Session 1: Chest Clearance
Hannah Bendell, Respiratory Physiotherapist, Wiltshire Health and Care


Session 2: IPF and Antifibrotics
Michelle Morales, ILD Nurse Specialist, Southmead Hospital

11am Refreshments and networking

Session 3: Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and CPAP
Dr Mark Juniper, Respiratory Consultant, the Great Western Hospital
Sam Backway, Sleep Specialist Nurse, the Great Western Hospital  


Session 4: Nutrition & respiratory health
Laura Walker, Registered Dietitian, Nutricia

12.45pm Lunch and networking 

Session 5: Mindfulness for health
Dr Jon Freeman, Clinical Psychologist, Lead for Long Term Conditions, LIFT Psychology


Session 6: Asthma
Andrew Whittamore, Clinical Lead, Asthma UK and Asthma + Lung UK Partnership

3.15pm Refreshments and networking

Session 7: Spirometry and Interpretation
Colleen Wells – Specialist Respiratory Physiologist


Session 8: Legacies
Elle Cohen, Asthma UK and Asthma + Lung UK Partnership

4.05pm Summary, evaluation and close
Angela Hunn & Amanda Horton

Thank you to all our speakers and to Melanie Smith, Amanda Horton and Angela Hunn for helping to arrange this day.

Whilst we endeavour to present the programme as advertised, we reserve the right to amend timings and content.