Stephen Mason, Deputy Nursing Service Manager Paediatrics Community Paediatrics became a project partner in June 2018. Stephen saw an opportunity to provide more support to children living with respiratory issues and developed a ‘Respiratory Champion’ role. The ‘Respiratory Champion’ enables children and young people to access school, preschool and care settings more easily and empowers families, schools and nurses to support children with respiratory issues to thrive within their care. Working with the Charity he was able to secure a donation which enabled us to hire the Respiratory champion for one year. Stephen says 'I have a passion for implementing change to enhance patient experience, it was a pleasure to work with the Charity and thanks to the generosity of a local Trust we were able to deliver this project which would not otherwise have been possible'.