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Editorial Board

To lead the scoping, commissioning, co-ordination and delivery of all new ACPRC guidance documents and resources, in order to facilitate knowledge sharing and drive improvements in the quality of care for respiratory patients.

Responsibilities

  1. Develop editorial policy and process for the publication of ACPRC guidance documents.
  2. Provide direction for guidance documents developed by and in association with the ACPRC.
  3. Facilitate a scoping procedure to determine the feasibility and nature of a guidance document.
  4. Facilitate and contribute to the development and review of guidance documents in collaboration with relevant individuals and organisations.
  5. Provide direction for dissemination of guidance documents.
  6. Identify research priorities for the ACPRC.

Current projects:

The editorial board members have been working on several projects identified previously as priorities by the ACPRC members. A number of scoping reviews have been conducted and findings will be disseminated. The following topics :

  • Physiotherapy management of adults after abdominal, cardiothoracic and thoracic surgeries
  • Physiotherapy management of retained secretions in adults in critical care
  • Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation
  • Physiotherapy management of patients after Chest Wall Trauma
  • Lung ultrasound in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy

Publications:

Allaina Eden, Nikki Gilbert, Amy Bendall, Izzie Easton, Agnieszka Lewko, Alicia Page, Chloe Tait and Una Jones. Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care scoping review: Post-operative physiotherapy in people undergoing thoracic surgery. Journal of ACPRC 2022; 54 (1): 89-113 

Owen Gustafson, Simon Hayward, Alex Helmsley, Jonathan Grant, Mike Smith, Chloe Tait, Natasha Pickering, Jo Hardy, Katherine Atkinand Una Jones. Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care position statement: Physiotherapists use of lung ultrasound. Journal of ACPRC 2021; 53 (2): 147- 150 

Clare Wade, Ceri Battle, Zoe Barrett-Brown, Rebekah Haylett, Rob Leatt and Una Jones. Physiotherapy following blunt chest trauma. Journal of ACPRC 2021; 53 (2): 187 - 190 

Contact

Please contact us to propose topics for further investigation by email: Dr Una Jones at jonesuf@cardiff.ac.uk 

 

Members

Chair:  Una Jones

Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University

 

Chair of the ACPRC: Rachael Colclough

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Respiratory Medicine at the University Hospital Birmingham

 

Amy Bendall

Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University

ACPRC Journal Editor

 

Fran Butler

Advanced Clinical Specialist, Chronic Respiratory and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

Gabriella Cork

Lecturer, University of Liverpool

 

Izzie Easton

Senior Lecturer, University of Essex

 

Allaina Eden

Physiotherapy Service Lead, Royal Papworth Hospital

ACPRC Surgical Champion

 

Kate Grafton

Principle Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University

 

Owen Gustafson

Lead Physiotherapist AICU, Oxford University Hospitals; Honorary Research Physiotherapist, University of Oxford

ACPRC Journal Editor

 

Agnieszka Lewko

Assistant Professor, School of Health, Faculty of Health and Life sciences, Coventry University

 

Stephanie Mansell

Consultant Physiotherapist, Royal Free London NHS Trust

 

Rachael Moses

Consultant Physiotherapist, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Associate Director for Rehabilitation and Therapies at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Trust

 

Siobhan Singh

Lung Defence and ILD Team Lead Physiotherapist, Royal Papworth Hospital

 

Ema Swingwood

Respiratory pathway lead at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston (UHBW) NHS Trust 

 

Clare Liew Wade

Physiotherapy Graduate Tutor, Northumbria University