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Dr Stuart Packham has been a Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine since 1999.
He qualified from the University of Aberdeen and undertook his postgraduate training in a number of centres including Aberdeen, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle and Llandough Hospital, Cardiff.
In addition he held an appointment as a Research Registrar at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA where he studied ventilation in patients with COPD, congenital hypoventilation syndrome and patients pre and post lung transplantation.
He was previously a Consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading before returning to Wales and currently works for Swansea Bay University Health Board.
Stuart has developed a busy practice in Respiratory Medicine seeing patients with a variety of chest conditions including Persistent Cough, Breathlessness, Recurrent Chest Infections and Bronchiectasis, Asthma and Allergy, Sleep Apnoea and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema).
Dr Packham was a member of the British Thoracic Society group that wrote international guidelines for the investigation and treatment of Chronic Cough, a common and distressing disorder. He has published widely and presented papers at international and national meetings on various aspects of respiratory disease.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of
British Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
Welsh Thoracic Society
National Specialist Advisory Group for Respiratory Medicine
Society of Physicians of Wales
British Medical Association
Areas of interest
Persistent Cough; Breathlessness; Recurrent Chest Infections / Bronchiectasis; Sleep Disorders / Sleep Apnoea; Asthma; COPD; Pulmonary Fibrosis
Current NHS consultant posts held
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Chronic Respiratory Disease
- MB ChB University of Aberdeen 1989
- Diploma in Education in Medicine and Dentistry University of London 2003
- Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians The Royal College of Physicians 2004
- Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2012
Reference number 3337952
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Speciality Training in Respiratory Medicine, 1999
- Certificate of Speciality Training in General Medicine, 1999
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.