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"I am often the first port of call for someone who is feeling unwell, breathless or losing weight, or whose GP is struggling to give them a diagnosis".
Dr Hamid works as a Consultant Physician in Respiratory/General medicine and Intensive care at the King's College NHS Hospital Foundation Trust, The Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington, Kent.
Dr Hamid graduated in 1985 and received specialist training in the Guys & St Thomas's Hospitals in London.
In addition to specialist respiratory problems he also deals with acute general and complex medical conditions.
Areas of interest
Acute medical conditions
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician, Respiratory/General Medicine and Intensive Care.
Kings College NHS Hospital Foundation Trust, The Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington, BR6 8ND
3 Clinical Excellence Awards received
D. V. Pilcher, M. J. Bailey, D. F. Treacher, S. Hamid, A. J. Williams, and A.C. Davidson. Outcomes, Cost And Long-Term Survival Of Patients Referred To A Regional Weaning Centre. Thorax 2005; 60: 187-192
Edmund Keogh, Rayhana Hamid, Shahid Hamid & Deborah Ellery. Investigating the effect of anxiety sensitivity, gender and negative interpretative bias on the perception of chest pain. PAIN 2004;111:209-217
I Smith, N Mangat and S Hamid. Pneumonitis secondary to petrol siphoning - a short case report. British Medical Journal. 2000;321:906
S Hamid, YM Nooman, AJ Williams and AC Davidson. An audit of weaning from mechanical ventilation in a UK weaning centre. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999;159:A369
S Hamid, AJ Williams, P Glasper, SA Sims, DV Pilcher, TC Stokes and JR Webb. Prevalence of characteristics suggestive of obstructive sleep apnoea in a UK urban population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999;159:A563
Nooman YM, Hamid S, Higgins SE, Howard RS, Williams AJ. A study of heart rate variability in sleep related breathing disorders. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999;159:A422
S Hamid, J Kumaradevan, G M Cochrane. Single centre open study to compare patient recording of PRN salbutamol use on a daily diary card with actual use as recorded by the MDI compliance monitor. Respir Med 1998;92:1188-90
S Hamid, ZM Cordenn, DP Ryan, I Burnett and GM Cochrane. Evaluation of an electronic hand-held spirometer in patients with asthma. Respir Med 1998;92:1177-80
S Hamid, R Saich, G M Cochrane. Perception of breathlessness against a series of external resistive loads as a predictor of fatal asthma attack. Eur Respir J 1998;12(Suppl 28):171S
Milburn HJ, Hamid S, I El-Hamidi and Schey SA. Reduced incidence of pulmonary function abnormalities following peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997;155:A327
S Hamid, I El-Hamidi, S A Schey and H J Milburn. Lung function is generally preserved following peripheral blood stem cell transplant. Thorax 1996;51(Suppl 3):P84
S Hamid, J Kumaradevan, G M Cochrane. Single centre open study to compare patient recording of PRN salbutamol use on a daily diary card with actual use as recorded by the MDI compliance monitor. Eur Resp J 1996;9(Suppl 23):51S
S Hamid, C H Twort, N T Bateman. Nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation in hypoxic hypercapnic respiratory failure due to acute exacerbation of COPD - use outside ITU. Thorax 1995;50(Suppl 2):S96
Courses offered to GPs
Regular involvement in teaching/training of local GPs. I have organised the following masterclasses for GPs:
Management of Asthma in Primary & Secondary Care;
Management of COPD;
Management of Medical complications of Obesity;
Management of Pneumonia in Primary & Secondary Care
- MRCPI Royal College of Physicians 1993
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2004
- MBBS Nishtar Medical College 1985
Reference number 4065575
Affiliations / memberships
British Thoracic Society;
Intensive Care Society;
Royal College of Physicians
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details