Time: 10:30 – 16:00 CEST
Patient Organisation Networking Day is an annual event that brings together organisations in the ELF Patient Organisation Network to learn about and discuss important topics in respiratory health.
This year’s event was held online and focused on self-management to help patient organisations explore how they can support their patient communities to self-manage their health conditions.
People living with lung conditions manage their health and wellbeing on a day-to-day basis. Supported self-management has been shown to help patients maintain their quality of life alongside a chronic disease. Supporting people with long-term conditions to self-manage their disease is a fundamental part of high-quality care. During the event we considered key questions for patient organisations such as:
The event included inspiring talks from experts in self-management, people living with lung conditions and patient organisations active in this field. We explored the opportunities and challenges patient organisations face in supporting self-management.
A detailed report of the day is available.Read the report
Patient organisations attending the ELF Patient Organisation Networking Day 2022 have submitted posters and introductory videos to present their projects related to self-management, in line with this year’s theme.View all posters
Below is a brief outline of the day.
Full details of the day, including timings, speakers and presentation titles can be found in the programme below.
We want to say a special thanks to the working group who helped organise this event! Without them, this event would not have been possible.
ELF does not charge for its events. It wants to make sure they are available to anybody who wishes to join. To ensure we can keep doing this we ask that those who can afford to pay to consider making a donation. We are grateful to everyone who supports us in this way and helps lung health patients to have their voices heard.
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