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Anna Soubry on improving respiratory disease care and outcomes

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Health Minister Anna Soubry discusses the importance of improving care and outcomes for people with respiratory disease as the introduction to the Better Value, Better Outcomes national respiratory learning event.

She discusses:

  • the importance of tackling respiratory disease as one of the five big killers in England
  • the support and leadership provided by the respiratory programme, particularly the outgoing joint National Clinical Directors Professor Sue Hill and Dr Robert Winter
  • the ‘toolbox’ of resources, support and improvement tools that have been developed and are available to help services to improve outcomes for patients and standards of care
  • the importance of strong and effective clinical teams to patient outcomes and her personal experiences as a person with asthma

The event was held on 21 Feb 2013.

Anna Soubry on respiratory disease

Read more about the event and ‘toolbox’ of resources and support available to improve respiratory services