Editorial staff



Rebecca Fortescue, Co-ordinating Editor

Becky joined Cochrane Airways in 2012, and after being feedback editor and Deputy Coordinating Editor became Joint Coordinating Editor in 2017 and Coordinating Editor in 2020. Becky is a qualified general practitioner and has an MSc in Public Health. Becky led a successful bid for an NIHR Programme Grant (2017-2020) to complete a series of reviews in COPD and asthma.  Becky is currently on maternity leave until January 2023.

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Emma Jackson, Managing Editor

Emma joined the editorial base team in April 2011 as Editorial Assistant, before becoming Assistant Managing Editor in 2017 and then Managing Editor in 2021.  Emma co-ordinates the editorial process which includes managing the peer and consumer review process.   Emma is the first point of contact for the group. Emma has previously held operational and administrative roles in hotels, private and charitable healthcare organisation and financial services.

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Susan Hansen, Handsearcher

Susan handsearches the abstracts of respiratory conferences to identify reports of trials for inclusion in the Airways Group Register. She previously worked as a research assistant/assistant information specialist for the Group.


Declarations of interest

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