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Last updated: 15 Apr 2020
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Dr Chris Davies grew up in Worcestershire and went to Evesham High School then Kings School, Worcester and subsequently Medical School at the University of Birmingham from 1985 to 1990. He then worked in the West Midlands and Oxford Deanery before embarking on a career in Respiratory Medicine. He completed his specialist training in 1999 after working at High Wycombe, Banbury, the Churchill and John Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford. During this time he completed a postgraduate doctorate (MD) on work around pneumonia and pleural disease and produced studies about the cardiovascular risks of obstructive sleep apnoea.
In 1999 he was appointed as Consultant Physician in Reading and was the senior clinician and Clinical Lead in the Department of Respiratory Medicine in the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust between 2000 and 2018. In October 2018, he moved from Reading to Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to continue his career as a Consultant Physician in new surroundings by the coast.
In Reading he was also the Clinical Director for Acute Medicine at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust between 2004 and 2007. He was also the Training Programme Director responsible for training in Respiratory Medicine for the Oxford Deanery, a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Respiratory Medicine at the Joint Royal Colleges Postgraduate Training Board (JRCPTB), and the Regional Specialty Adviser in Respiratory Medicine. He received his Fellowship of the Royal Colleges (FRCP) in 2004.
Between 2011 and 2015 he was also the Director of Core Medical Training for the Oxford Deanery responsible for the organisation and implementation of training for over 80 junior doctors in training for further medical careers.
He is a member of the British Thoracic Society and has been a participating member of the Pleural Guidelines Group and the Pulmonary Embolism Guideline Group. He is also a member of the British Sleep Society and has any years of experience in managing patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.
Areas of interest
Sleep apnoea; All Respiratory Disorders; Pulmonary thrombo-embolism; Asthma; Lung cancer; Respiratory disorders; Pleural diseases; Pneumonia; COPD; Interstitial Lung Disease; Pulmonary fibrosis; Sarcoidosis; Cough; Lung nodules; Asbestos related disorders; Mesothelioma; Respiratory tract infection;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cycling, walking, skiing and looking forward to learning to sail and water sports with move to Dorset.
1. Bronze Award Holder local (9 points) - NHS Clinical Excellence Award Scheme
2. Oxford Deanery Education Award Secondary Care 2011 for best Training Programme Director
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Over 35 publications
Courses offered to GPs
Available to speak to GPs for educational meetings
- MRCP RCP London 1994
- FRCP RCP London 2004
- MB ChB University of Birmingham 1990
- MD University of Birmingham 2002
Reference number 3479649
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- RCP Representative on Ambulatory PE Guidelines British Thoracic Society 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Respiratory and GIM, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
British Thoracic Society
British Sleep Society
Royal College of Physicians
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