Congratulations to the winners and all the Highly Commended projects. Their presentations can be viewed here, and their abstracts are included in the programme booklet.
BTS 2012 Award for Innovation in the Delivery of Respiratory Care
The team at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital for "Improving In-Patient Oxygen Management" (presented by Sandra Olive)
The Department of Respiratory Medicine at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester for "The Leicester Ambulatory Pulmonary Embolism Service" (presented by Dr Catherine Free)
Imperial College's "Specialist Trainee-led community COPD Clinics - a win win win situation (presented by Dr Claire Ross).
BTS 2012 Award for Integration of Respiratory Services
Suffolk COPD Services for "Nurse-led Admission Avoidance through Integrated Working (presented by Dr Linda Pearce)
East Cheshire NHS Trust, Macclesfield Hospital for "The integration of respiratory services- does it work in practice? (presented by Alison Graham)
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust for "Improving patient care through a Community Respiratory Integrated Service (CRIS) (presented by Dr Ben Green).
BTS 2012 Award for Innovation in Education
Glenfield Hospital Leicester for "Promoting the use of evidence-based Guidelines in the management of acute severe asthma : harnessing the power of social media" (presented by Dr Tapas Mukherjee)
Glenfield Hospital in Leicester for "Developing a web-based training package to equip healthcare professionals in delivering a self-management manual for individuals with COPD" (presented by Kelly Edwards)
University of Ulster, the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Belfast City Hospital, the Public Health Agency, Belfast amd Montreal Chest Institute for "The Living Well with COPD programme for Pulmonary Rehabilitation" (presented by Brenda O'Neill).