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Binita Kane

Binita Kane

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Manchester University Foundation Trust

Dr Binita Kane is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Manchester University Foundation Trust (MFT). She has a PhD in airways disease (2008), completed a Masters in Healthcare Leadership in 2015 and has trained in quality improvement methodology. She initially specialised in severe asthma, having co-founded and led the North West Severe Asthma Network between 2010 and 2020. She now leads integrated respiratory care at MFT, has developed the South Manchester Community Respiratory Team and leads the Greater Manchester Respiratory programme at Health Innovation Manchester. In March 2020, she set up the first step-down virtual COVID ward in the UK and chaired the Manchester City-wide Virtual Ward steering group through the pandemic. She has been involved in the roll-out of the virtual ward model across England, advising both at Greater Manchester and National Level. She has recently been appointed as the Senior Responsible Officer for development of the Virtual Hospital at MFT which will significantly widen the scope of virtual care in Manchester and Trafford.

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