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Respiratory Programme

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

In 2013, the first British Thoracic Society (BTS) Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines were published. See link

The BTS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Quality Standards were published in 2014. See link

The EM Respiratory Programme Top Ten Tips Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The first National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Audit against the BTS Quality Standards above was done in 2015. The report is in 2 sections. The Organisational Audit was published on 18/11/15. Click here for the Organisational Audit Results. The clinical Audit was published 10/2/16. Click Here to see.

National COPD Audit Programme 2017 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workstream launch interactive map. Please see interactive map of all England and Wales Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centres participating in the 2017 audit. Hover over the pin to find more information.

The Following link takes you to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme on the Respiratory Futures website click here. This has useful resources, information on courses and other information. Respiratory Futures is affiliated to the British Thoracic Society.

The EM Respiratory Programme would be happy to discuss supporting programmes in creating development plans based on their individual reports that have been sent out to each participating centre. Contact us to discuss further.