Currently I am employed as a lecturer Practioner and have a 0.5 time commitment in clinical practice. Intitially my area of clinical practice was within anaesthetics and Critical Care but over the last 7 years my remit has changed to looking after patient with sleep disordered breathing who require long term venitlatory support within the community.
Area of academic expertise - outline
I Have recently completed my MSc Dissertation on the the effects of Domiciliary Non-invasive Ventilation on the number of hospitalisations in people suffering severe COPD.
Desired research direction
I would like to research pateitns perception and experiences of home non-invasive ventilation.
Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange
Advanced Clinical Practice roles and education.
Sleep Disordered Breathing
Non-invasive Ventilation - Acute and Chronic
Advanced Life Support InstructorDec 2004 → …
Practitioner With NHS Ayrshire and Arran, NHS Ayrshire and ArranOct 1997 → …