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AHSNs co-host webinar on oxygen saturations and Covid-19

Covid oximetry webinar detailsIn our latest collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), the AHSN Network is hosting a joint webinar for primary care on the ‘COVID Oximetry @home’ initiative.

This webinar will highlight the association between oxygen saturations and Covid-19 and share a collaborative approach to monitor and manage patients at risk of sudden deterioration.

The session will be chaired by Professor Maureen Baker, former Chair of the RCGP, and hear from:

  • Gail Allsopp, Clinical lead for Clinical Policy, RCGP, and Medical Director for East Midlands AHSN
  • Matt Inada-Kim, National Clinical Lead for Deterioration, NHS England and NHS Improvement
  • Karen Kirkham, Clinical Lead for Dorset Integrated Care System
  • Alison Tavaré, Clinical Lead for West of England AHSN and Regional Clinical Lead COVID Oximetry @home.

The webinar will cover:

  • Silent hypoxia, Covid-19 and emerging evidence
  • The COVID Oximetry @home model and why it’s important
  • NIHR evaluation of COVID Oximetry @home and opportunities to be involved
  • Vulnerable patient groups including care home residents and people with a learning disability.

This will be followed by a Q&A session.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday 12 January, 1300-1400. Register here for the COVID Oximetry @home webinar. It will be recorded and shared afterwards.

This is the fourth in a series jointly organised by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the AHSN Network. You can watch the previous webinars here.

Read more about AHSNs’ key role supporting the COVID Oximetry @home initiative.