Tracey is an Interstitial Lung Disease specialist nurse working in the Manchester ILD service based at Wythenshawe hospital. She has been an Interstitial Lung Disease Specialist Nurse for over 5 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 joined the committee in 2019.