Oxygen – do we really need it?

This ERS Vision Live, which took place on 20 October, focused on the efficacy and challenges of oxygen home therapy. Looking at studies past and new, expert panellists assess current thinking and consider the practical implications of implementing recent recommendations of the guidelines and the value of oxygen therapy.


  • Richard Costello – Professor of Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and current ERS Education Council Chair
  • Anne Holland – Professor of Physiotherapy and Head of Respiratory Research at Monash University and Alfred Health in Melbourne, Australia


  • Peter Calverley – Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at Aintree Hospitals, Liverpool

Oxygen – do we really need it?

ERS Vision