We decided to set up the Leeds Respiratory Network for two reasons. First, working as a GPN can be quite isolating and lonely. I work in a small practice and there is no one to discuss patients or share ideas with. Second, we found from looking at data that Leeds was one of the worst places in the country for respiratory outcomes. From discussions, we realised that there was a great deal of variation in general practice, for example, training given, time allowed for reviews, etc. So, we wanted to try and reduce some of this variation through education. We organise evening educational meetings and also a full respiratory event with inspirational national speakers. We use social media to disseminate information, with twitter, facebook and blog accounts. We also send out emails to people, as new guidance and resources become available. We have tried to create a sense of community with our mailing list, and people email questions that we send out to the rest of the network.