As one of the respiratory physicians
, I will be seeing people in clinic with lung diseases along with setting up a bronchiectasis service for people with chronic lung infections and performing bronchoscopies - looking into the lungs with a camera.
A RESPIRATORY conference in Auckland in February attracted nearly 200 health professionals, including nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, respiratory physicians
, psychologists and social workers.
Richard Russell, consultant respiratory physician
, Lymington New Forest Hospital, Hampshire and Senior Clinical Researcher, University of Oxford.
The teenager's mother Dawn Wilson, who also suffers from asthma, told the inquest how despite constant visits to GPs and hospitals across the region the family was never offered access to a specialist respiratory physician
The teenager's 's grief stricken mum Dawn Wilson, who also suffers from asthma, told the inquest how despite constant visits to GPs and hospitals across the region the family was never offered access to a specialist respiratory physician
Dr Simon Gompertz, consultant respiratory physician
at UHB, said: "The Respiratory Department at UHB were thrilled to be involved with the Space to Breathe programme.
Dr Colin Gelder, consultant respiratory physician
at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, will host a free event at Coventry's University Hospital in Walsgrave for those who want to find out more about asthma and the information they need to improve their own condition.
The relationship between the respiratory physician
and thoracic surgeon is increasingly important - how much of the traditionally surgical role should the physician undertake?
Dr Dinesh Saralaya, a Consultant Respiratory Physician
at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, said: "Incidents of Influenza are higher during this season for everyone but patients with respiratory ailments have an increased risk of getting severely ill due to their existing poor lung condition.
Dr Bassam Mahboub, Consultant Respiratory Physician
at Rashid Hospital, echoed a similar view.
Dr Michael McWeeney, Consultant Respiratory Physician
in Galway Clinic and the Bon Secours Hospital said: "Overall we believe the condition affects between 2.
Professor Jim Egan, a consultant respiratory physician
at the Mater Hospital, said: "It would regrettable if this therapy was not available to Irish patients.