Anne Rodman is an advanced nurse practitioner now working as a freelance respiratory nurse specialist. She has a postgraduate diploma in Respiratory Care from Education for Health, and now mainly works as a national trainer for them, training and marking in asthma, COPD and spirometry, as well as running workshops.
Until two years ago, she worked for 10 years in a general practice that gained the PCRS Quality Award. She currently works clinically 5–6 days per month, running a respiratory clinic in a general practice in the Midlands, delivering interventions for COPD patients as a facilitator for the TANDEM COPD research study. She is the Co-Chair of PCRS Organising Committee, is on the editorial board of the Primary Care Respiratory Update publication and also writes for various nursing journals.