Are you a current member of ARNS and working in a pleural disease setting?
Do you have a keen interest in the future of pleural disease management and wish to influence National discussions regarding this subject?
What is the Role of the ARNS Pleural Disease Lead?
The pleural disease lead sits with the Respiratory Diseases subcommittee alongside, alongside our leads for Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis, CYP, ILD and Acute Care.
As the pleural disease lead within the sub-committee there will be occasional requirement to represent ARNS at meetings such as round table meetings or consultations. ARNS will refund travel for these if not covered by the organiser. You will also be expected to collate expert comments and guidance on various stakeholder consultations such as NICE, BTS, NHSE, UK Pleural Society, NatPSA etc.
The term of office is an initial 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
All sub-committee members are required to attend up to 2 strategy days per year, held the first week in November and immediately prior to the annual conference in May, for which there is an honorarium and travel costs where required. In addition, it is expected that there will be 4 virtual subcommittee meetings per year. You will receive a fully funded place at the ARNS conference in recognition of this.
Joining an ARNS sub-committee is a really great way to enhance your career development and have a real influence in the future direction of respiratory nursing.
In summary, you must be an ARNS member to apply for this important role. If you meet the criteria, please send a short CV/expression of interest to email@example.com outlining any local, regional and National experience and describing what you feel you could bring to the ARNS role.
The deadline to apply for the role is 12pm on Monday 12th June 2023, with interviews taking place online on Thursday 15th June 2023.