BLF Meet the Experts conference (North East)

The British Lung Foundation and Academic Health Science Network for North East and North Cumbria are holding a Meet the Experts conference for people affected by lung disease at Newcastle United F. C., St James's Park, Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 18th September 2015.

Join us for a friendly and informative day, chaired by Dr Paul Netts, Respiratory Lead Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group and Professor Paul Corris, Professor of Thoracic Medicine at Newcastle University. You'll hear from expert speakers about the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis, how to get your voice heard, the role of telehealth and practical advice on managing conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and bronchiectasis. Information stands will include oxygen equipment, inhalers, pulmonary rehabilitation and keeping active, and BLF support.

Places are limited for this FREE event so book early:

Book online:

Book by phone: 03000 030 555

9 Replies

  • Oh sounds great but too far for you know if they will be going to Wales to do it any time ?

  • Nothing planned at the moment Mandy but there's a conference coming up in the North West. My colleague Katie is organising this and can be contacted at:

  • Im in South Wales near Cardiff...........we miss out on loads of this sort of thing but thanks for the reply

  • We don't have any plans at the moment but I'll let my colleagues in Wales know that you're interested and if they do have events in the future, to post them on here.

  • Can ask about Igm immunity issues compounding lung disease .. If it's not one it's the other eh :)

    Lung diseases be like that man flu guys always get it worse .. Looks like dirty minds dirty lungs go hand in hand .. or is that estrogen defisancy like really a never knew men could suffer male menopause yet alone there is treatment options

  • Thank you for allocating me a place. I've already booked flights and this evening will check out accommodation.

  • That's great, we look forward to meeting you.

  • This looks very interesting and is close by. My consultant is in Newcastle. I am not sure it would be of benefit to me though - feel like I am to far down the road.

    Edited to add I have booked a place. I think it will be interesting

  • Hi Marie. I'm sure there'll be lots of interesting information and we look forward to welcoming you.

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