Event Overview

Essentials Webinar Series is a programme of 1.5 hour webinars – broadcast live – providing expert specialist clinical training and essential information. These webinars are recorded live and are available for delegates to access freely for six months after the webinar date.

This webinar will increase delegates knowledge and understanding of breathlessness as a symptom. Many people live with lung diseases suffer breathlessness long term with episodes of exacerbation due to various conditions such as COPD and Lung Fibrosis. Others might experience breathlessness as a result of an acute illness such as asthma attack or due to mental health issues such as anxiety and panic attacks. Managing the symptoms can be challenging and stressful for both patients and clinicians.

Learning objectives

  • Increase delegates’ knowledge and understanding of breathlessness as a symptom
  • Learn about the wellbeing aspect and various approaches to management such as breathing techniques, physiotherapy and yoga
  • Practical and meaningful ways to support those living with respiratory disease


Dr Bashar Shatta – East Anglia Faculty Educational Lead


  • Dr Anna Spathis, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service
  • Catherine Moffat, Physiotherapist, Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service
  • Dr Emily Player, GP Cambridge


AiT rate – £15
Members rate – £20
Non-members rate – £30