• Change and step-down of combination treatment in asthma

    Change and step-down of combination treatment in asthma

    Clinicians are often hesitant to change or reduce treatment in patients with asthma, especially when their symptoms are well-controlled. For such patients, this can mean over-treatment with unnecessarily high doses of corticosteroids or bronchodilators. In addition, […]

  • First Cardio-Vascular Publication from OPCRD
  • BODE Index a better Predictor of Exacerbations in COPD

    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, […]

  • OPC Publication in Thorax

    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 […]

  • East Midlands Respiratory Program: COPD Day 2015

    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, […]

OPC Publication in Thorax

February 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Postcard from EHI Live 2015

November 5th, 2015|0 Comments

A Postcard from PCRS-UK 2015

October 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Why Asthma Still Kills

October 14th, 2015|0 Comments

What is Asthma?

October 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Notable OPCRD Publications

September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Welcome to Luton CCG

August 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Optimum Patient Care Graduate Scheme

June 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Optimum Patient Care team in Amsterdam

May 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Optimum Patient Care fly the Coup

May 1st, 2015|0 Comments