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I have been a Consultant in Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine since 2008 having trained in Southampton, The South West, Cambridge and Liverpool. I have also gained further experience by visiting hospitals in Canada.
I have specialist knowledge in asthma and other respiratory disease maintaining links with North West respiratory networks.
I am the respiratory research lead for the Countess of Chester Hospital and founded the Chester Respiratory Research Unit which hosts a number of clinical research trials. I gained a PhD in asthma research.
I am a previous chair of the national Asthma Specialist Advisory Group for the British Thoracic Society. I am a core member of the guideline devopment group of the Acute Management of Asthma Evidence Review Group for the national BTS/SIGN Asthma guidelines and also a member of the guideline development group for the NICE guidelines for the managemenet of asthma.
I am a member of the Standards of Care Comittee of the British Thoracic Society.
I am a previous secretary of the North West Thoracic Society.
I hold an honorary chair at the University of Chester.
Areas of interest
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Asthma; Weight related respiratory conditions; General Respiratory disorders; Interstitial lung disease; Cough and breathlessness
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Respiratory Physician. Countess of Chester Hospital
Honorary Clinical Lecturer. University of Liverpool
Honorary Professor: Univeristy of Chester
Asthma and the link with Obesity
Asthma and symptoms
I have a special interest in Asthma and maintain close links with the North West Severe Asthma Network. I also have an interest in sleep medicine.
I also have an interest in respiratory physiology.
Diploma of Medical Education
The Charles Hopkins Boehringer travelling fellowshipAmerican College of Chest Physicians international mentoring program
West Cheshire Health Education and Research Foundation Bursary
Scott S. Asthma: A reinvigorated interest in an old prolbem.
British Journal of Healthcare Management. 2015: 21:6, 260-263
Scott S, Currie J, Albert P, Calverley PMA, Wilding PH.
Risk of mis-diagnosis, Health related Quality of Life and Body Mass Index in Overweight Patients with doctor diagnosed asthma.
Chest. 2012: 14(3):616-624
Jones G, Scott S.
Continuous Infusions of Terbutaline in Asthma – a Review.
Journal of Asthma. 2011 Accepted for publication August 2011. In press
Naylor EJ, Bakstad D, Biffen M, Thong B, Calverley P, Scott S, Hart A, Moots R, Edwards S..
Haemophilus influenzae induces neutrophil necrosis: a role in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2007 Aug;37(2):135-43.
Calverley PM, Scott S.
Is airway inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a risk factor for cardiovascular events?
COPD. 2006 Dec;3(4):233-42.
Scott S, Walker P, Calverley PM.
COPD exacerbations. 4: Prevention.
Thorax. 2006 May;61(5):440-7.
Corne JM, Lau L, Scott SJ, Davies R, Johnston SL, Howarth PH.
The relationship between atopic status and IL-10 nasal lavage levels in the acute and persistent inflammatory response to upper respiratory tract infection.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Apr;163(5):1101-7.
Literature review on arterial stiffness and osteoporosis in COPD: Important factors in systemic disease.
COPD update. 2007 Aug; 3(3): 105
- Batchelor of Medicine Southampton University 1996
- Member of Royal College of Physicians Rpoyal College of Physicians 2001
- Doctor of Philosophy University of Liverpool 2013
- Postraduate Certificate of Medical Education University of Chester 2012
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2012
- Diploma of Medical Education University of Chester 2015
Reference number 4318747
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair of the Specialist Advisory Group: Asthma British Thoracic Society 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
Royal College of Physicians
British Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
American Respiratory Society
- Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital, CH4 7QP
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- 01244 458327
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.