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Home Mechanical Ventilation UK Meeting 2021

June 25


The meeting brings experts from around the UK to present lectures, clinical trial updates, case studies, and interactive Q and A sessions. HMV UK has been designed to provide many opportunities for open discussions between healthcare professionals.

The topics covered will include:

  • Complex home ventilation
  • Weaning processes
  • Critical care
  • Specialist home ventilation units

Who should attend

This one day meeting is ideal for those working with patients with chronic respiratory failure. This includes, but is not limited to, consultants in respiratory and critical care, rehabilitation medicine, sleep medicine and neurology, specialist registrars, therapists and clinical nurse specialists.

Programme overview

The HMV UK Meeting provides a multi-disciplinary network for established clinicians and healthcare professionals that are either caring for patients dependent on home mechanical ventilation, or that have an interest in continual care using highly advanced specialist technologies.

The meeting offers an invaluable opportunity to learn more about the latest advances in the management of children and adults with chronic respiratory failure. The HMV UK Meeting is also renowned for providing respiratory professionals and experts from around the country with the opportunity to network and knowledge share.

Draft agenda

A Year in Review

Speaker TBC

Keynote Lecture: The results of clinical experience in HMV: 3 people, 3 patients, 3 papers

Mark Elliott, Consultant, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Transition in LTTV: results from NCEPOD

Mark Juniper, Consultant in Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine

HMV: from patient to partner. Living longer, healthier and active

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton DBE

Surge capacity and lessons for the future pandemic

Nick Hart, Clinical and Academic Director, Lane Fox Respiratory Service, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Making your service pandemic ready

Alison Armstrong

Active Trials in Home Mechanical Ventilation

Rebecca D’Cruz, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, Lane Fox Respiratory Unit & King’s College London

Download the HMV 2021 agenda here (PDF 600KB)

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Guy’s & St Thomas’


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