Welcome to The East Midlands

Respiratory Programme

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Flying the kite for respiratory care in the East Midlands


Supported by the East Midlands Clinical Networks (EMCN), the East Midlands Respiratory Programme’s objective is to “improve the outcomes & quality of life for patients with respiratory disease, publicising & reducing unwarranted variation, and up-skilling clinical teams”.

In addition, we aim to:
  • Improve early and accurate diagnosis for patients with COPD and asthma
  • Increase awareness of own and local performance compared to peers
  • Promote lessons learnt from the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD) report
  • Actively participate in joint working with CCGs, Public Health and Industry
  • Share & promote areas of respiratory innovation and best practice
Our site provides commissioners & clinical teams with the relevant information required to deliver on the above aims.