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Homecare: This is Real Life


Summary:

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

In this webinar, you'll hear from leading severe asthma experts from across the UK. They will be sharing key lessons from their experience with mepolizumab homecare and how they have adapted to what is becoming the ‘new normal’ throughout the COVID-19 climate.

Speakers

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Katie Borg

Respiratory Nurse Specialist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals

Katie is a specialist asthma nurse for the Severe Asthma Service at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and a clinical research nurse for the University of Oxford. She has helped develop Oxford into an NHS England commissioned Severe Asthma Centre by setting up and running specialist services, including biologics, specialist adherence and nurse-led clinics. She also currently coordinates seven clinical trials, which are a mixture of academic and industry studies. She is a member of the Integrated Severe Asthma Nursing Network and the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists. Previously she has gained an MSc in nursing practice and a BA in Human Sciences at the University of Oxford.

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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.

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Angela Jamalzadeh

Children’s Respiratory Nurse Specialist; The Royal Brompton Hospital, London

Angela undertook her nurse training at University of Hertfordshire and qualified in 2008. Angela worked as a staff nurse and then as a junior sister on a general paediatric ward before taking on the role of Paedaitric specialist asthma nurse in West London in 2013. She has been at the Royal Brompton Hospital since 2014 in the role of Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in Respiratory care, working as part of the Paediatric Difficult Asthma Team. Angela is also in her final year of her MsC Allergy at Imperial College London.

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Beverley Nightingale

Market Access and Patient Solutions Manager, GSK

Bev Nightingale trained as a Registered General Nurse at Manchester Royal School of Nursing between 1983 and 1986. She has an interest in respiratory disease, achieving diplomas in asthma, COPD and a post graduate certificate in respiratory care. In addition, Beverley has 31 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical industry having carried out a number of sales, market access and market development roles, most recently leading the implementation of homecare for GSK across the UK.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk/ or search for MHRA Yellowcard in the Google Play or Apple App store. Adverse events should also be reported to GlaxoSmithKline on +44 (0)800 221 441