INTENDED FOR UK HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Event speaker biographies
Stephen, who has recently retired after 30 years as a partner at the Cheadle Medical Practice in Stockport, has had an interest in respiratory medicine since becoming a junior doctor. This interest led Stephen to be a Clinical Assistant at a chest clinic for 18 years. He assisted with the initiation of the Stockport COPD Community Multidisciplinary Service and has worked as a respiratory GPwSI for the last 15 years. In addition to being a member of the PCRS for 25 years, Stephen was Chair from 2013 to 2016 and remains Chair of the Respiratory Leadership Programme.
Steve qualified as a GP in 1989 and, after initially practising in the north of the country, has been working in Somerset since 2002. He has a long-standing respiratory interest in primary care, has chaired the PCRS and was involved with the British Asthma Guidelines (BTS/SIGN) for 10 years. Steve has been a GP trainer since 1990 and has been involved in medical education throughout his career. Steve has also been involved with a variety of multi-professional, cross boundary initiatives within the NHS and has more than 200 publications to his name. He has had an interest in communication skills training and change management – along with a passion to encourage clinicians to make a difference.
Anne Marie Marley