is the sole professional organisation in the UK for practitioners working in respiratory physiology and technology.
develops training strategies, training materials, organises and runs its own national training course and meetings for members.
holds a major national annual conference. (preferential rates for members)
produces ‘Inspire’ - the official journal of the ARTP.
circulates national job vacancies.
publishes guidelines and standards for good practice.
funds grants to enable members to attend important national / international meetings and courses.
works closely with lung function equipment manufacturers and respiratory pharmaceutical companies.
works in conjunction with the British Thoracic Society to produce national guidelines and standards for good practice in the performance of respiratory measurement.
works closely with the NHS Executive & the Department of Health in formulating policy and in the strategic direction of the profession.
is a founder member of the Conference of Clinical Scientist’s Organisation’s (CCSO) and is a member of the Association of Clinical Scientist’s.
is a founder member of the Institiute of Physiological Sciences (IPS) and the Federation of Healthcare Sceintists (FedHCS).
has close involvement with Assembly 9 of the European Respiratory Society.