About this event

  • Date and time Tue 21 Sep 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory medicine has a very exciting future ahead. There are several respiratory conditions entering new eras in their prevention, diagnosis and treatment. 

Using the NHS Long Term Plan as a guide, this webinar will cover the key domains of the future of respiratory medicine, including prevention, early diagnosis, personalised approach, better digital services, and primary and community care.

The first session of this two-part webinar series will cover the prevention and early diagnosis of respiratory conditions. It will also cover the future of respiratory integrated care. Please click here to book your place for the second session. 

Book for both sessions and use code 'RM2MULTI10' at checkout to get a 10% discount.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Outline current research in the fields of smoking cessation and e-cigarettes
  • Outline state-of-the-art approaches for the early diagnosis of respiratory conditions, including artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Outline the importance of integrated care in the future management of respiratory conditions. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Key speakers

Dr Audrey de Nazelle

Lead of the Network of Excellence on Air Quality at Imperial College London

Speaker's biography

Dr Audrey de Nazelle is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. She chairs Imperial’s Network of Excellence on Air Quality and co-chairs the International Society on Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Policy Committee. Her work at the intersection of environmental sciences, health behavior, transportation, and urban planning aims at guiding decision-makers towards health-promoting built environments and policies. A particular focus is on determinants and impacts of travel behaviour, including relationships between active travel and air pollution (exposures, health risks and benefits, and societal engagement).


Dr de Nazelle holds a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health in Environmental Sciences, a Maîtrise in Mathematics from the University of Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie. She conducted her postdoctoral research at the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (now ISGLOBAL), Barcelona, Spain. 

Dr Philip Crosbie

Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Dr Sarah Sibley

Clinical Lead for Community Respiratory Services at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Sarah Sibley is a consultant respiratory physician at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital and Community Respiratory Clinical Lead. Over the last seven years, she has led and developed the award-winning ‘Knowsley Community Respiratory Service’ delivering integrated care services for the local population.   


Dr Sibley has been appointed as the clinical lead for the Cheshire and Merseyside Respiratory Clinical Network and is also the British Thoracic Society Integrated Care lead. She has worked in partnership with NHS England, Rightcare, Health Education England and many other partners, leading work across the North of England and Cheshire and Merseyside to reduce care variation and improve health outcomes. 

Over the COVID-19 pandemic, Sarah worked as the deputy medical director at the Nightingale North West Hospital and then subsequently clinically-led the development and implementation of Covid Virtual Wards and Long Covid services in Cheshire and Merseyside.   

Always innovating, the next two programmes of work that she is involved in implementing in the latter half of 2021 are Targeted Lung Health checks in three local CCGs and a Respiratory Virtual Ward. 

Dr Simon Walsh

NIHR Clinician Scientist at the National Heart and Lung Institute


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Dr Neeraj Shah, President of the Royal Society of Medicine Respiratory section

E-Cigarettes: current and future perspectives

Dr Leonie Brose, Reader in Addictions Education and Nicotine Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London

Future solutions to air pollution

Dr Audrey de Nazelle, Lead of the Network of Excellence on Air Quality at Imperial College London

Early diagnosis of lung cancer

Dr Philip Crosbie, Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Panel discussion: Future of respiratory integrated care

Dr Sarah Sibley, Clinical Lead for Community Respiratory Services at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; Dr Vincent Mak, Clinical Director of the London Respiratory Clinical Network; Dr Irem Patel, Lead of the Kings Health Partners Integrated Respiratory Team; Dr Daryl Freeman, Associate Clinical Director of Primary Care at Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust

Closing remarks



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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