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Homecare: Severe Asthma Real World Experience


This webinar has been designed for healthcare professionals involved in adult and paediatric homecare for patients with severe asthma.

In this webinar Severe asthma experts will be sharing key lessons from their experience with mepolizumab homecare and how they have overcome some of the challenges within their service over the last 12 months.


Ian Pavord

Prof Ian D Pavord MA DM FRCP FERS FMedSci

Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Physician at the Oxford University Hospitals

Professor Pavord was an honorary Professor of Medicine from 2005 to 2013 at the Institute for Lung Health, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. In 2014, he was elected an inaugural Fellow of the ERS and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical science in 2015.

Professor Pavord has a research interest in the clinical aspects of inflammatory airway diseases and has pioneered the use of non-invasive measures of airway inflammation in the assessment of these conditions. He has identified a number of clinically important Withdrawn phenotypes and biomarkers of inflammatory airway disease, and has played a lead role in the clinical development of three of the most promising new treatments for severe airway disease.

Professor Pavord was co-editor of Thorax from 2010 - 2015, Associate Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine from 2005 - 2010 and has been Associate Editor of the European Respiratory Journal since 2016. In 2016, he received the 2016 ERS Gold Medal for his research and chaired the 2017 Lancet Commission on asthma.

Caroline Owen

Caroline Owen

Respiratory Nurse Specialist; Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Caroline Owen, trained at Addenbrooke’s in 1987 and worked in critical care nursing for a number of years before moving to respiratory medicine as an acute respiratory nurse in 2009. She went on to lead the interstitial lung disease nursing service within the Trust, then the regional severe asthma service. In her role leading the regional severe asthma service, Caroline quickly established a comprehensive network of 14 Trusts within the East of England supporting patients with severe asthma.

Ian Sabroe

Prof Ian Sabroe

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and Professor at the University of Sheffield

Prof Ian Sabroe is a consultant respiratory physician at Sheffield. He specialises in severe asthma and in pulmonary hypertension. He is a co-lead for the Yorkshire Asthma MDT.

Niall Stewart-Kelcher

Niall Stewart-Kelcher

Specialist Clinical Pharmacist specialising in Infectious Diseases and Respiratory Medicine at Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, London

Niall Stewart-Kelcher is a specialist clinical pharmacist in infectious diseases and respiratory medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. His clinical expertise are in managing mycobacterium infections, antifungal stewardship and a particular focus on patients with severe asthma. He’s an advocate for integrated respiratory care and value based interventions, when optimising care for patients with severe asthma. With a specialist interest in the use of technology in improving patient health literacy.

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