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  • Jobs

    Clinical Fellow in Pleural Disease ST4+, Southmead Hospital, Bristol Southmead Hospital, Bristol are advertising for an ST4+ level doctor with an interest in pleural disease; it is a pleural clinical fellow post for 1 year. You can find more details here

  • Jobs

    An exciting new position at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust – Consultant Respiratory Physician post with interest in pleural diseases and another replacement post in pleural/lung cancer. For details, please check here

  • Jobs

    Please check our Jobs section for an exciting opportunity at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals within the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Journal Club December 2022

    Control of bleeding from intercostal artery laceration.  Sabath BF, et al. Respir Med Case Rep. PMID: 36440304  A case report and management approach for the uncommon (less than 1% of procedures) but important complication of bleeding at thoracoscopy. The authors provide a review of the literature and a video of successful control of bleeding using extra-thoracic…

  • Journal Club November 2022

    Subcutaneous octreotide therapy for malignant pleural effusion after pleurodesis with talc powder: a placebo-controlled, triple-blind, randomized trial. Ershadi R, et al. Support Care Cancer. PMID: 36357795 A small but novel RCT from Iran assessing the potential benefit of giving octreotide to patients prior to the administration of talc pleurodesis. The theory being that octreotide might have…

  • Jobs

    Please check our Jobs section for an exciting opportunity Senior Respiratory Registrar / Clinical Fellow / Out of Programme Training Fellowship at Glenfield Hospital https://www.pleura.org.uk/research-positions/