Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Insights

Personal insights from Centre members and guests

Two years as a Volunteer Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Patient Lead | Bill Day

Bill Day reflects on 2 years as Patient and Public Involvement Lead at the Centre
Bill Day discusses his two years as Volunteer PPI Patient Lead for the Centre

Patient and Public Involvement Member Insights into living with Asthma

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Two Patient and Public Involvement members discuss their experiences of living with asthma

Resilience through lockdown - student experiences

4 students at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research discuss their experience of studying through the pandemic
Some of our students spoke to us about their experience of working through a PhD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meeting my fellow students in-person for the first time | Jasmine Hine

"Meeting my fellow students for the first time" | Jasmine Hine
Jasmine Hine, PhD student and student rep, writes about meeting her fellow students in person for the first time

Completing my PhD during a global pandemic | Adam Peel

Adam Peel Completing my PhD during a global pandemic
After recently completing his studies at the Centre, Adam Peel blogs about his PhD experience and defending his viva during the COVID-19 era

BLOG SERIES - A lifelong journey with asthma | Dr Katherine Hickman

Katherine Hickman and the Illustration from asthma outcomes webinar
Dr Katherine Hickman is a GP, Vice-Chair of the Primary Care Respiratory Society, and Primary Care Lead for the National Asthma and COPD programme. In this final blog in the series she offers a thoughtful insight into the lifelong journey of living with asthma

BLOG SERIES – Asthma outcomes: National policy perspective | Professor Mike Morgan

Mike Morgan and the Illustration from his presentation at asthma outcomes webinar
Professor Mike Morgan is an Honorary Professor at the University of Leicester and was formerly the National Clinical Director for Respiratory Services in England. He gave us his view on the recent policy changes around asthma care in the UK, and how things need to change in the future

BLOG SERIES – Asthma outcomes: Psychology perspective | Dr Alistair JA Duff

Alistair JA Duff and the Illustration from his presentation at asthma outcomes webinar
Dr Alistair JA Duff is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and is Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Leeds. He leads us through some of the psychological issues which contribute to the UK’s asthma outcomes trailing behind other nations

BLOG SERIES – Asthma outcomes: Education perspective | Dr Linda Edwards

Linda Edwards and the Illustration from her presentation at asthma outcomes webinar
Dr Linda Edwards is the Chief Executive of Education for Health and she discussed the need for simplicity in the tools for clinicians to help create change in their patients

BLOG SERIES – Asthma outcomes: Research perspective | Professor Hilary Pinnock

Hilary Pinnock and the Illustration from her presentation at asthma outcomes webinar
Professor Hilary Pinnock is Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and Lead on the Optimising Management of Asthma Attacks theme within the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. She takes us through the difficulties in getting research into practice