BSS Webinar Programme

Title: Preparing the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Subtitle: Implications for the respiratory and non-respiratory response to the current pandemic

Short description:

Join us for the first BSS webinar focused on COVID-19 on 22nd May 2020 at 9:00am -12:00pm.

In recent months, the response to the current COVID-19 pandemic has kept large parts of the world in lockdown. We bring together experts from the initial Wuhan response team in China and from the UK to discuss their experience with respiratory and non-respiratory aspects during this outbreak.

The webinar will be chaired by the BSS Executive Committee.

Welcome (09.00h)

Joerg Steier, President BSS

Respiratory Session (9.05-10.30h)

The respiratory and critical care response to COVID-19

Chairs: Tim Quinnell, Past President and Lizzie Hill, Educational Lead

Speakers: Professor Fengming Luo and Dr Wanhong Yin,

“The Chinese Response to COVID-19 in Wuhan”

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Hart,

“The NHS Response to COVID-19 in the London Area”

Non-respiratory Session (10.30-11.45)

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep

Chairs: Simon Durrant, Treasurer and Allie Hare, Secretary

Speaker: Professor Jason Ellis,

“Insomnia during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Speaker: Dr Simon Durrant,

“BSS Statement on Sleep-related Advice during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Take-Home Message (11.45h)


End of Webinar (12.00h)