I’m not at the ERS, I’m in sunny Dundee, but due to the wonder of social media, we can all follow the goings on in Munich on the Twitter hashtag #ers2014. If you want to see what’s happened on this first day click here

Of great interest – those COPD patients with an increased Eosinophil count respond best to inhaled corticosteroids. More to follow on this topic, I’m sure. On my acute medical ward round yesterday I was bemoaning the lack of a space on the clerking pro-forma for eosinophil count; it seems chest physicians are the only people interested in eosinophils.