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Consultant Respiratory Physician in the NHS since 2004
Hon. Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow
Specialist Advisor in Respiratory Medicine for the NATS Aeromedical Centre, Prestwick, that has responsibility to ensure the health and well being of pilots and air traffic controllers in the UK.
Areas of interest
Chronic Cough; Breathlessness that affect the quality of life; Repeated chest infections. Also:
a) Collection of fluid outside the lungs (Pleural diseases)
b) Scarring of the lungs (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
- Video and telephone consultations
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Respiratory Physician
University Hospital Ayr
NHS AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN
Domiciliary Care of patients with pleural effusions and pneumothoraces.
Hill walking and astronomy
First prize in NHS Innovations (N) awards for training and Education, 2012.
Finalist in the National Training Award 2010.
RCP accredited Medical Educator (June 2017)
TIME 2 study. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association 2012
TIME 3 Study. Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2018)
IPC-Plus Trial: Published in the New England Journal of Medicine (2018)
Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to provide educational talks for GPs.
The most recent talk I gave was an invited evening educational session for primary care providers, held at the Nuffield Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne on September 21st 2017.
The next educational session is planned for GPs in Glasgow on December 6th 2017.
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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.