Supporting the Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax

25 January 2024-
25 January 2024
14:00 - 15:00

Event Overview:

The MedTech Funding Mandate (MTFM) is an NHSE policy aligned to the NHS Long Term Plan to accelerate patient access to NICE recommended technologies. Join the Health Innovation West Midlands (HIWM) webinar to learn about the Thopaz+ digital chest drain, one of the selected technologies on the MTFM policy. You will also hear about the work HIWM have done as Health Innovation National Lead to support Thopaz+ use in clinical practice for the management of spontaneous pneumothorax.

Draft Agenda: 

  • Who are the Health Innovation Networks?
  • What is the MedTech Funding Mandate and how can it help you?
  • Thopaz+ overview and clinical perspective from Dr Mohammed Haris, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Pleural Lead UHNM
  • My Pneumothorax Journey – a co-produced patient resource for primary spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Aligning My Pneumothorax Journey to the British Thoracic Society Pleural Guidance with Dr Matt Evison, Consultant Respiratory Physician, MFT and BTS Pleural SAG Chair

By attending this event you will:

  • Find out how the MedTech Funding Mandate can help you with support from the Health Innovation Networks.
  • Gain an understanding of Thopaz+ digital chest drain and its benefits for treating pneumothorax
  • Learn about an award winning patient resource that can help with your treatment of pneumothorax which aligns to the latest BTS guidance

Who should attend?

  • Consultant respiratory physicians
  • Respiratory / pleural clinical leads
  • Respiratory clinical nurse specialists
  • Respiratory registrars and clinical fellows

Key contact for information about the event: 

Joe Robinson, Innovation Project Manager –

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