Pulmonary Rehabilitation programmes are empowering, life-enhancing programmes, which support patients to live well and do more despite their chronic lung disease. Pulmonary Rehab is a high value, cost-effective intervention. But we don't ned to tell you that!
This week it is Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week in the UK, an ideal time to celebrate existing programmes, and take a critical look at provision across our patch.
The BTS National COPD audit is providing data on the state of Pulmonary Rehab across the UK, which we know is not uniform in terms of access or quality. This is a great time to engage with quality improvement projects, business cases and commissioning as there is plenty of help available!
This week, why not take a closer look at some of the resources the BTS, BLF, and Respiratory Futures have on Pulmonary Rehab: