We are a professional and learned Society, supporting healthcare professionals in primary, community and integrated care to deliver high quality, patient-centred care to individuals with respiratory conditions.
We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are also particularly interested to hear from applicants who can demonstrate knowledge Law and/or Commercial partnerships/pharmaceutical companies
The statutory duties of a trustee
In addition to the above statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions.
This will include:
PCRS believe diversity and inclusion is a key part of good governance and we particularly welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds, especially from those currently under-represented on the Board of Trustees.
Essential Criteria for all Applications:
We are interested to hear from applicants with a legal background to help support the Board and CEO on the complex contractual agreements and partnerships that the Society enters into. For this role we are specifically looking for people with:
We are also interested to hear from applicants a background in corporate partnerships, commercial enterprises and/or the pharmaceutical industry. The Society works in close partnerships with a number of corporate partners. It is essential that the Board has a good insight and understanding of this aspect of the healthcare sector. For this role we are specifically looking for people with
The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) supports all Health Care Professionals in primary, community, and integrated care settings. We develop an optimal, holistic, patient-centred approach to delivering quality care for all people with respiratory conditions. We are advocates for the improvement of care and outcomes for people with respiratory diseases, bringing together all professions, offering them a welcoming, supportive, inclusive, non-hierarchical community where everybody has a voice.
The PCRS vision is ‘optimal’ respiratory health for all.
Our aim is that, together, we can benefit every person with, or at risk of, lung disease
Our objectives are to:
Somebody dies every 5 minutes from a lung condition. Hospital admissions for lung disease have risen over the past seven years at three times the rate of all admissions generally. The burden of care sits with healthcare professionals in primary, community and integrated care where patients access routine and emergency care. PCRS activity addresses the needs of respiratory patients through the provision of expert clinical help and guidance of primary care health professionals. By joining the Board of Trustees, you will be helping to support our work to improve patient outcomes.