Sustainable Paediatric Respiratory Care

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Free podcast on sustainable paediatric respiratory care with Paediatric Trainees Kirsten Dykes and Rosie Spooner. 

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We discusses the implications of climate change on child respiratory health, including the simple measures that respiratory health care professionals can do to help the environment.

Dr Rosie Spooner is a Paediatric Registrar in the Severn Deanery. She is a QI Education Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and is passionate about the environment

Host: Dr Kirstin DykesTwitter: @gasexchangepod

Email: gasexchangepod@gmail.com

 

Resources:

1. Every breath we take: the lifelong impact of air pollution (RCP & RCPCH Feb 2016): https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/every-breath-we-take-lifelong-impact-air-pollution

2. The Inside story: health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people (RCPCH Jan 2020):https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-01/the-inside-story-report_january-2020.pdf

3. Learn more about the Kidzmed project helping children switch from liquid medicines to tablets:https://qicentral.rcpch.ac.uk/medsiq/patient-support/creating-a-pill-school-the-kidzmed-project/Full publication here: https://adc.bmj.com/content/105/11/1105

4. Inhaler resources: www.greeninhaler.orgwww.greenerpractice.co.uk 

5. Sustainable QI resources from the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare:www.susqi.org6.

Further information on air pollution and health, including patient information leaflets:www.cleanairhub.org.uk/mobilisinghealthprofessionals
 

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