Positions

 

Principle

  • Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. 
  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine.

Other positions

  • London Regional Advisor for Paediatric Respiratory Medicine 2000-
  • Visiting Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Mater Dei (formerly St Luke’s) Hospital, Malta, 2004-
  • Director Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis, Royal Brompton Hospital, 2009-
  • Member Editorial Board, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2010-
  • Associate Editor, Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 2010-
  • Member Specialised Respiratory Medicine Clinical Reference Group, 2016-.
  • Member British Paediatric Respiratory Society Executive Committee, 2018-.

 

Past positions

  • RCPCH College Tutor 1997-2004
  • KCW Health Authority Asthma Taskforce 1999-2001
  • Member Council of Paediatric & Child Health Section Royal Society Medicine 2001-14.
  • BTS Standards of Care Committee 2001-2003
  • Chair BTS Working Group for Guideline on Paediatric Pleural Infection 2002-2004
  • Specialist Reviewer British Guideline on the Management of Asthma, 2003
  • Visiting Professor of Paediatrics, Ain Shams University, Cairo 2004-2006
  • Member British Paediatric Respiratory Society Executive 2005-2014
  • Deputy Convenor British Paediatric Respiratory Society (BPRS) 2005-2007
  • Member RCPCH Continuing Professional Development Committee 2004-2007
  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust Service Standards & Accreditation Group 2000-7
  • External evaluator Northern Ireland Respiratory Framework, 2008.
  • Member Academic Board RCPCH 2002-2008.
  • Member Paediatric Specialty Training Committee North London, Essex & Herts, representing North London Teaching Hospitals 2002-8.
  • Member American Thoracic Society Awards Committee 2006-8.
  • Member British Thoracic Society Home Oxygen Working Party 2004-8.
  • Member Specialty Board RCPCH 2007-9.
  • Co-chair BTS Working Group for Guideline on Home Oxygen for Children 2007-9.
  • Member RCPCH Respiratory College Specialist Advisory Committee 2004-10.
  • President BPRS 2007-10; Vice President 2010-12.
  • Member BTS Council 2007 –10.
  • BTS Air Travel working party for guideline on managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel. 2009-11.
  • Member BTS Specialist Advisory Group on Cystic Fibrosis 2008-11.
  • UK representative on American Thoracic Society Pediatric International Relations Committee, 2011-2014.
  • Lead for CF Trust Standards of Care Document 2011.
  • Member London Paediatric Working Group for PbR in CF, 2011-12.
  • Member BTS Specialist Advisory Group on Home Oxygen, 2008-13
  • Member CF Trust Medical Advisory Committee, 2009-13.
  • Member Dept. Health Paediatric Home Oxygen Service Steering Group, 2009-13.
  • Paediatric representative on NHS London Clinical Oxygen group, 2011-.13.
  • President Paediatric & Child Health Section Royal Society Medicine 2012-13.
  • Co-chair Respiratory Group for London Paediatric Tertiary Review, 2012-13.
  • Paed representative on BMA Consultants Committee specialty subcommittee, 2012-13.
  • Associate Editor (Respiratory) Archives of Disease in Childhood 2007-14.
  • Staff Governor (currently 2nd term), RBH NHS Foundation Trust, 2009-15.
  • Member Dept. Health Clinical Group on Home Oxygen for England, 2009-15.
  • Member RCPCH Council (representative of sub-specialists), 2012-16.
  • Chair of Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Reference Group (member since 2012), 2015-16.
  • Chair Cystic Fibrosis Group (Paediatric Assembly) of European Respiratory Society, 2014-17.
  • Lead Clinician Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, 2004-8; Chair Children’s Lung Group 2008-14; Care Group Director Respiratory Paediatrics 2014-17.
  • Co-Director Children’s Services, Royal Brompton Hospital, 2015-17.
  • Member American Thoracic Society (ATS) Project Committee: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Long Term Oxygen Therapy in Children, 2017-8.
  • Member British Thoracic Society Council, 2016-18.
  • Member British Thoracic Society Science & Research committee, 2016-18.

 

Memberships of societies and colleges 

  • Fellow Royal College Paediatrics & Child Health.
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians.
  • Member British Paediatric Respiratory Society.
  • Member British Thoracic Society.
  • Member American Thoracic Society.
  • Member European Respiratory Society.
  • Member European Cystic Fibrosis Society
  • Member UK Cystic Fibrosis Medical Association
  • Member British Medical Association.
  • Fellow of the Faculty of History & Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.
  • Member of the M.C.C.