Dr Allen was appointed as clinical lead for the respiratory workstream on 18th July 2017 and endorsed by the British Thoracic Society.

Clinical Lead:  Dr Martin Allen

Consultant physician for respiratory services and lead in sleep services, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.

Martin has been a consultant physician at University Hospital of North Midlands for the past 22 years, having previously worked as a consultant in Bradford for three years. He was also a senior registrar in Yorkshire.

His main research has been in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and sleep, but he also has a major interest in respiratory physiology, currently chairing the joint British Thoracic Society (BTS) and Association for Respiratory, Technology and Physiology (ARTP) board.

He chairs the Respiratory Expert Working Group on coding for the Royal Society of Medicine and sits of the Royal College of Physicians’ commissioning group. He sits on the board of the British Thoracic Society.

Project Manager:  Jenny Littlewood