Tracey is one of three Interstitial Lung Disease specialist nurses working in the Manchester ILD service based at Wythenshawe hospital. She has been an Interstitial Lung Disease Specialist Nurse for 4 years.
Her role includes the clinical assessment of new ILD patients in a day-case unit, counselling new patients on choice of medication, prescribing the antifibrotics and providing appropriate support and monitoring.
Tracey is dual qualified as both a nurse and Physiotherapist holding a degree in Physiotherapy studies and a diploma in Nursing. Tracey has extensive respiratory experience both as a nurse and as a physiotherapist. She was a senior respiratory Physiotherapist for several years, and then prior to becoming an ILD specialist nurse, Tracey worked as a critical care nurse in busy Intensive care, high dependency and Neonatal units. She is currently studying for an MSc in Respiratory practise.
Tracey has been a plenary speaker and break out session coordinator at the AIR UK conference in 2017. She has also spoken at the Manchester ILD conference in 2018 and at ARNS in 2019. Tracey also helped deliver sharing best practice 2-day events for European nurses at Wythenshawe Hospital in 2018 and 2019.
Tracey is a new committee member of the ILDINN, a member of ARNS and is a BLF Professional