My origins are evident in the fact that I have not been able to avoid the curse of supporting my home town team Wolverhampton Wanderers. I temporarily escaped the midlands, migrating north to Leeds where I qualified and worked for some time as a junior doctor.
Deciding to do respiratory medicine I returned to the midlands and undertook a period of research in Nottingham with Professor Tattersfield and her team resulting in a MD award in 1997. Following this I continued my clinical training career, working in Nottingham, Derby and Auckland (New Zealand).
In 2000 I was appointed to a respiratory medicine post in Derby, moving to the nationally renowned Glenfield Hospital in 2004 where I am now Head of Service.
During my time at Glenfield I have developed local anaesthetic thoracoscopy, transbronchial needle aspiration, endobronchial ultrasound and autofluorescent bronchoscopy with results comparable to large international case series reports.
Hospital and Trust activities
Head of Service Respiratory Medicine
Clinical Excellence Award
Local: Level 7
Professional affiliations and memberships
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Audit / Outcomes
Outcomes routinely recorded:
Patient assessed outcome measures