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First Cardio-Vascular Publication from OPCRD

By |July 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

BODE Index a better Predictor of Exacerbations in COPD

Multi-component assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an evaluation of the ADO and DOSE indices and the global obstructive lung disease categories in international primary care data sets

Rupert C Jones, David Price, Niels H Chavannes, Amanda J Lee, Michael E Hyland, Björn Ställberg, Karin Lisspers, Josefin Sundh, Thys van der Molen & Ioanna Tsiligianni

A recent […]

By |April 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

OPC Publication in Thorax

Comorbidity in severe asthma requiring systemic corticosteroid therapy: cross-sectional data from the Optimum Patient Care Research Database and the British Thoracic Difficult Asthma Registry.

Joan Sweeney, Chris C Patterson, Andrew Menzies-Gow, Rob M Niven, Adel H Mansur, Christine Bucknall, Rekha Chaudhuri, David Price, Christ E Brightling, Liam G Heaney

OPCRD was […]

By |February 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

East Midlands Respiratory Program: COPD Day 2015

We had an excellent time at the COPD day last Thursday, hearing how the clinicians of the East Midlands are making a difference on the ground to patients. In particular the work of Martin Cassidy, creating infographics of the region’s respiratory data, and the more practical talks from Dr Stephen Gaduzo and Dr Ruth Cooper […]

By |November 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Predicting frequent COPD exacerbations using primary care data

Lead Author: Marjan Kerkhof et al

Published: 9/11/15

Journal: International Journal of COPD


Postcard from EHI Live 2015

Several members of the OPC team managed to attend the EHI Live conference earlier this week at the NEC. There were many interesting sessions given by representatives from across the industry expressing their views on the direction of the industry here in the UK. Of particular interest at the moment is the move towards integrated […]

By |November 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A Postcard from PCRS-UK 2015

OPC was very pleased to attend the Primary Care Respiratory Society’s (PCRS-UK) conference last weekend at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire. We presented a poster (attached below) on ‘Understanding the need to improve respiratory care with evidence based recommendations’ which utilised significant portions of our Clinical Review Service data.

This was supplemented by a talk given by […]

By |October 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Blood eosinophil count and prospective annual asthma disease burden: a UK cohort study

Lead Author: David B Price et al

Published: 19/10/15

Journal:The Lancet Respiratory Medicine


Why Asthma Still Kills

A recent talk by one of our Medical Advisers, Dr Iain Small, on ‘Why Asthma Still Kills’.

By |October 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

What is Asthma?

Talk given by one of our Medical Advisers, Dr Iain Small, on ‘What is Asthma?’.

By |October 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments