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UK trainee experience in interstitial lung disease: results from a British Thoracic Society survey
  1. Charles Sharp1,
  2. Toby M Maher2,
  3. Sally Welham3,
  4. Michael Gibbons4
  1. 1Academic Respiratory Group, Learning and Research, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
  2. 2Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3British Thoracic Society, London, UK
  4. 4Respiratory Department, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Charles Sharp, Academic Respiratory Group, Learning and Research, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK;{at}


Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a growing field of respiratory medicine in which novel therapies are emerging. It is important that trainees gain competence and confidence in this area. To explore the training experiences of specialty trainees, we conducted a survey of their practical experience and confidence in diagnosing and managing ILD.

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