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1971-1977 University College, Dublin


Qualifications:            MB (Hons) BCh BAO               1977

                                 DCH ( NUI)                            1979

                                 DObstRCPI                              1980

                                  MRCGP                                   1981

                                   MICGP                                   1985

                                   DFFP.RCOG                            1993

                                   FRCGP                                  2010




GMC Registration Number: 2680484



Current Appointments:


Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh. 1 December 2010 – to present

 Consultant Clinical Strategic Director, Optimum Patient care May 2015 -

 President, Respiratory Effectiveness Group: July 2016-Mar 2018

Vice President March 2018-

 Chair, Primary Care Scientic Programme, World Allergy Organisation: January 2018-


Previous relevant appointments:

Chairman, Primary Care Interest Group, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: June 2013-June 2017

 GPSI Endoscopy, Loughborough Hospital, (Feb-1996-May 2016)

 Clinical Lecturer, Department of General Practice, University of Leicester, 1987-1990.

 PCRS Clinical Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, 2001-2010

 Chairman of Primary Care Respiratory Society 1996-1999 and 2000.

Executive Committee of IPCRG 2006-10


Associate Medical Director : Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT 1 December 2009 -31 March 2013

COPD Lead ; LCRPCT ( Since 1 May 2010-31 March 2013)


COPD Clinical Lead: East Midlands Strategic Health Authority ( since 7 February 2010 – 31 March 2013

 Principal in General Practice: Woodbrook Medical Centre, 28 Bridge St Loughborough LE11 1NH  01Dec 1984- 01 12 2014

 GPSI Endoscopy, Loughborough Hospital, ( Jan 1996-May 2016)

External positions

Clinical Strategic Director, Optimum Patient Care

1 May 2015 → …

Chairman Primary Care Interest Group, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

30 Jun 20121 Jun 2016


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  • Asthma, Allergy, COPD, Telehealth


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