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NHS is ignoring smoking at great cost, says Royal College of Physicians

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 25 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2769

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OPEN LETTER TO SIMON STEVENS to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by the NHS, as part of the long-term plan.

OPEN LETTER TO SIMON STEVENS to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by the NHS, as part of the long-term plan.

The Government’s ambition for a five year improvement in disability free life expectancy by 2035 [1] is one we can all share, but if it is to be achieved the NHS has to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by the NHS.

Smoking is the leading cause of years of life lost in the UK, [2] responsible for half the difference in life expectancy between richest and poorest [3]. Smokers lose on average 10 years of life [4], and for every death caused by smoking, it is estimated that another twenty people are suffering from serious illnesses attributable to smoking [5]. Smoking can also end life before it has even begun, with maternal smoking one of the leading modifiable risks for infant mortality in the UK [6].

Treatment for tobacco dependency is one of the most cost-effective healthcare interventions, with the potential to produce substantial in year savings by reducing demand on the NHS. [7] For example, smokers are five times more likely to get influenza, a major contributor to winter pressures, [7] and babies of mothers who smoke are more likely to be born prematurely, and to require emergency or sustained healthcare. [6] Stopping smoking improves life expectancy and quality of life for every patient, from cancer to cardiovascular and respiratory disease, through maternity to mental health, yet tobacco dependence treatment is not offered as a matter of course to all smokers accessing healthcare.

Health Ministers have made clear their support for the RCP proposals [8] [9]. NHS England must now ensure that treatment for tobacco dependence is integral to the long-term plan. This is vital not just for the health and wellbeing of individual smokers and their families, but also for the sustainability of the NHS and the wider social care system.

Yours sincerely

Professor Andrew Goddard, President of the Royal College of Physicians

Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners

Professor Ravi Mahajan, President, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Evri Anagnostara, Chair, Mental Health Nurses Association

Professor Baroness Sheila Hollins, House of Lords, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry

Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Former Chair, Royal College of Psychiatrists, King's College London

Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive ASH

Ms Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health

Mr Mark Watson, President Elect, British Laryngological Association

Dame Carol Black, Principal, Newnham College, Cambridge, and former President, RCP

Professor Richard Ashcroft, Professor of Bioethics, QMUL

Dr Nicholas Hopkinson, Reader in Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College

on behalf of 800 doctors, health professionals and academics listed below


[1] Department for Health and Social Care. Prevention is better than cure - our vision to help you live well for longer. https://wwwgovuk/government/publications/prevention-is-better-than-cure-... 2018
[2] Steel, N. et al. Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2018 (392) 1647-1661
[3] Fair Society, Healthier Lives. Marmot review University College London, 2010
[4] Doll R. Peto R. Boreham J. Sutherland I. Mortality in relation to smoking: 50 years' observations on male British doctors. BMJ 2004;328:1519
[5] Cigarette smoking-attributable morbidity – United States, 2000. MMWR Weekly Report. 5 Sep. 2003
[6] Child Health in 2030 in England, RCPCH, October 2018
[7] Royal College of Physicians. Hiding in plain sight: treating tobacco dependency in the NHS.
London: RCP, 2018.
[8] Prevention is better than cure – Matt Hancock's speech to IANPHI . DHSC. 5 November 2018.
[9] Hansard. HC vol 645 c 665 19 July 2018

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Dr Maggie Lawrence GP retired None
Dr Neil Lawrence Dr Sheffield children’s hospital
Professor Ian Leck Professor Emeritus (epidemiology) University of Manchester
Mrs Katy Lee Research Physiotherapist York Hospital
Mr Dave Leeman Public Health Specialty Registrar Public Health England
Dr Diana Lees Consultant Respiratory Physician Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust
Dr joyce leeson retired Director of Public Health North manchester Health Authority
Dr Damien Leith Honorary Clinical Research Fellow Dr
Dr Allan Leroy General Medical Practitioner (retired) King Edward Road Surgery, Northampton
Dr D Levine Consultant Royal Marsden hospital
Professor sarah lewis professor of medical statistics university of nottingham
Professor Keir Lewis Professor Swansea University and Hywel Dda UHB
Dr David Geoffrey Lewis Retired Consultant Anaesthetist University Hospitals of Leicester
Mr Peter Lindsay Consultant Gynaecologist University Hospital of Wales
Dr Gillian Linnard GP Rustlings Road Medical Centre, Sheffield
Dr Donald Lipp Rtd GP Home
Mrs Kate Lippiett Respiratory Nurse and PhD candidate University of Southampton
Dr Jennifer Lisle Governor Sallisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Ms Victoria Lord Service Lead of Integrated Respiratory Team King’s College Hospital
Mr Chris Lovitt Associate Director of Public Health London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mrs Anne Lowe Respiratory specialist nurse Modality Partnership
Dr Rachel Lunney GP + Training Programme Director Willlington Medical Group, & Durham Tees Valley GP Training Programme
Mrs Elizabeth Lyons medical secretary/research worker llandough hospital
Dr Victoria MacBean Lecturer in Physiotherapy Brunel University London
Dr Carol MacGregor Consultant Clinical Oncologist NHS Highland
Dr ronald MacLean Retired GP Scotland
Dr Joanna Macve Consultant Microbiologist The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Mr Steve Maddern Public Health Consultant Wiltshire
Dr Matthew Maddocks Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research King’s College London
Dr Hazim Mahdi Dr Barnsley Hospital
Mr John Maingay Director of Policy and Public Affairs British Heart Foundation
Dr keiumars maleki consultant (locum) respiratory North Manchester General Hospital
Dr William Man Consultant Chest Physician Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Keith Mann DP (retired) The Elms Medical Practice
Ms Kaye Mann Senior Public Health Practitioner Barnely Council
Dr Paul Marsden Consultant in Respiratory Medicine Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester
Mrs Viv Marsh Clinical Education Lead Education for Health
Dr Niall Martin GP retired Home
Dr Jackie Martin Consultant Clinical Oncologist Weston Park Cancer Centre Sheffield Teaching Hodoitals NHSFT
Professor Alan Maryon-Davis Hon Prof Public Health Kings College London
Mrs Sue Mason ARAS Lead Nurse Pennine Acute NHS Hospitals
Mrs Heather Matthews Respiratory nurse consultant Freelance
Dr Alan Matthews Retired consultant physician Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Mrs susan mault asthma specalist nurse Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen hospita trust
Dr Olivia Maynard Lecturer University of Bristol
Dr John McCarthy Retired GP N/A
Ms Emma McClay Pharmacist Sunderland CCG
Dr Anne McConville Director of Public Health Retired
Dr Alan McCubbin GP Woodlands Park Health Centre Wideopen
Dr Richard Mcdermott GP Living Well Partnership
Dr Andy McEwen Chief Executive National Centre for Smoking Cessation & Training
Dr John McGough Retired GP
Dr Gerald McGovern retired NHS Consultant Psychiatrist formerly Stobhill general hospital Glasgow
Mrs Rachel McIlvenna Health Improvement Specialist Middlesbrough Council Public Health
Dr Alex McKay GP Stockwell Group Practice
Dr Vikki McKeever GP Locum
Ms Cathy McMahon Development and commissioning Manager, Public Health Bath and North East Somerset Council
Professor Jim McManus Vice President ADPH; Director of Public Health for Hertfordshire Association of Directors of Public Health; Hertfordshire County Council
Dr James McMillan Consultant Dermatologist Craigavon Area Hospital
Dr Lucy McNally CT2 NHS Lothian
Professor Paul McNamara Professor of Child Health and Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician Alder Hey Children's Hospital
Professor Ann McNeill Professor of Tobacco Addiction King's College London
Dr George Mcveigh Anaesthetist Scarborough hospital
Dr Andrew Medford Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine & Thoracic Oncology Southmead Hospital
Dr Alice Melville Consultant in Respiraotry Medicine Northumbria healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Susan Michie Professor of Health Psychology University College London
Mr Paul Micklethwaite Illicit Tobacco control Officer Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Dr Theresia Mikolasch Respiratory Registrar Royal Papworth Hospital
Mrs Fiona Miles Health Improvement Specilaist Local Authority
Mrs Judith Miller ACP NNUHFT
Professor Eugene Milne Director of Public Health Newcastle City Council
Professor Jennifer Mindell Professor of Public Health UCL (University College London)
Mrs Esther Mitchell Respiratory Physiotherapy Practitioner Gloucestershire Care Services
Ms Alanna Molloy Stop Smoking Service Manager Guy's and St Thomas'
Professor Hugh Montgomery Professor of Intensive Care Medicine University College London
Dr Misha Moore Registrar in Public Health and Obstetrics & Gynaecology NHS
Dr Caroline Moore Clinical Mycologist Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Ms Elana Moore Occupational Therapist Brunel University London
Ms Ruth Moore Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapist Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Dr Ian Morris Consultant Rheumatologist (Retired) Northants Hospitals
Dr Michael Mort Retired GP Was Workington
Dr Pat Mortimer Retired Paediatrician Chase Farm Hospital
Mrs Claire Mott Senior Respiratory Physiotherapist The Royal Surrey County Hospital
Professor John Moxham Professor of Respiratory Medicine. Director of Value Based Health Care. King's College London. King's Health Partners
Dr Aun Muhammad consultant oncologist WPH, sheffield
Ms Claire Mulrenan Public Health Registrar Kent County Council
Dr Michael Francis Grant Murphy Retired Consultant Epidemiologist University of Oxford
Dr Charlotte Murphy ST6 Respiratory SpR Sunderland Royal Hospital
Dr Mairi Murray Retired GP Retired
Dr Christopher Murrills Radiology Registrar (ST5) NHS Tayside
Dr Naveed Mustfa Consultant Respiratory Medicine University Hospital of North Midlands
Mrs Kathryn Myers Consultant in Palliative Medicine (retired) various
Dr Khalid Naeem GP Mount Pleasant Medical Centre
Dr Neal Navani Consultant in Respiratory Medicine University College London Hospital
Mrs tracy nelms Practice Nurse GP Surgery
Mrs Sara Nelson Programme Lead and Governing Body nurse Healthy London Partership and Bromley CCG
Dr Amanda Neville GP Wellspring Surgery
Dr Edmund Neville Consultant Respiratory Physician Portsmouth Hospitals
Dr Roger Newton General Practitioner (retired) Wellbrook Medical Centre, Hilton, Derbyshire.
Dr Sophie Niall Consultant Paediatrician BHR CCGs
Mrs Debby Nicoll Research Nurse Manager Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit
Dr Peter Nightingale Consultant Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Caitlin Notley Senior Lecturer in Mental Health University of East Anglia
Ms Ellen Nucholson Nurse Manager General Practice
Mrs Pamela O'Brien Stop Smoking MIdwife Steping Hill Hospital, Stockport
Dr Brendan O'Colmain General Practitioner Locum GP
Dr Paul O'Donnell Consultant Physician Respiratory and Palliative Care. Farifield General Hospital
Dr Emma O'Dowd Consultant respiratory physician Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Ronan O'Driscoll Consultant Respiratory Physician Salford Royal Foundation NHST
Miss Kerry O'Halloran Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Dr Chandra Ohri Consultant Respiratory Physician Glenfield Hospital
Professor Cecilia O'Kane Consultant Respiratory Physician Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Dr Grania O'Mahony GP partner St Wulfstan Surgery, Southam
Dr Esther Oppenheim General Practitioner NHS
Dr Mark Orme Researcher University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Dr Mary O'Sullivan Consultant Community Paediatrician Leeds Community Healthcare
Dr Richard Packer Academic clinical lecturer University of Leicester
Dr Nicola Padel Psychotherapy tutor Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
Mr Vijay Padmanaban Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Mrs Marjorie Page Education Consultant self-employed
Mr David Paintin Emeritus Reader of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of London St Mary's Hospital Medical School (until retirement in 1991)
Dr Stephen Palczynski Rtf. GP Middlesbrough
Dr Charles Pantin Consultant Respiratory Physician Dr
Ms Dhruv Parekh Consultant and Clinician Scientist Respiratory and Critical Care University Hospitals Birmingham and University of Birmingham
Ms stephanie parker health improvement advisor royal devon and exeter hospital
Dr EJC Parker GP (Retired) none
Dr Natalie Parrott GP Haresfield Surgery GP Practice Worcester
Dr Janet Parrott Consultant Psychiatrist OxleasNHSft
Dr Charles Edward Parrott GP locum Self employed
Dr Susan Partridge Consultant Microbiologist West Suffolk Hospital NHSFT
Professor Martyn Partridge Professor of Respiratory Medicine Imperial College London
Dr Brian Partridge General Medical Practitioner Olney
Mrs Alison Partridge Practice Nurse Cobbs Garden Surgery
Dr Anant Patel Consultant Respiratory Physician Royal Free hospital, London
Mrs Claire Paul Professional Lead for Allied Health Professions Leeds and York partnership foundation NHS trust
Dr Carol Paxton Respiratory & General Medicine Consultant Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Clive Peedell Consultant Clinical Oncologist James Cook University Hospital
Dr Jimstan Periselneris Consultant Respiratory Physician Kings College London
Dr Louise Persaud General Practitioner Park Practice
Professor Martin Pippard Emeritus Professor University of Dundee
Dr Chris Playfair retired IGH
Dr Anne Marie Pollock Consulant Pathologist NHS Highland
Dr MIchael Pond Consultant Respiratory Physician Scarborough Hospital, York Trust
Mrs Natasha Pooran Respiratory Nurse Specialist/ Critical Care Outreach Nurse Whittington Health
Ms June Porritt Specialist Stop Smoking Nurse Advisor Middlesbrough Public Health
Dr Duncan Powrie Consultant Respiratory Physician Southend University Hospital
Dr Christopher Price Consultnat Neurologist Musgrove Park Hospital
Dr Elizabeth Price retired consultant medical microbiologist N/A
Dr Pearline Punnoose General Practitioner LEEDS CCG
Dr zudin puthucheary Consultant in Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine Glenfield Hospital Leicester
Mr Darryl Quantz Specialty Registrar Health Education North West
Dr Kai Rabenstein Associate Specialist in anaesthesia & critical care East Sussex Healthcare Trust
Dr Gerrard Rafferty Reader in Human & Applied Physiological Sciences King's College London
Dr Edward Rainbow GP Countesthorpe Health Centre
Dr Natasha Ramsundar Consultant Respiratory Physician Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Dr Elena Ratschen Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research University of York
Dr Rosemary Rayner Consultant Paediatrician RCPCH
Dr Anthony Redington Consultant Physician Lister Hospital
Mrs helen rees COPD Nurse Hywel Dda
Mrs Sharon Rees Respiratory Nurse QE Birmingham
Dr JANE RICHARDS Retired GP St Thomas Health Centre, Exeter
Dr Gillian Richardson Consultant in Public Health Medicine Wales
Dr William Ricketts Consultant Chest Physician Barts Health NHS Trust
Dr Ian Riddle Consultant Anaesthetist BMI Woodlands Hospital Darlington
Dr John Ridyard Retired consultant repiratory physician Whiston Hospital
Dr Samuel Rigby Public Health Registrar HEE
Dr Robert Rintoul Reader in Thoracic Oncology University of Cambridge
Dr Timothy Rittman Honorary Neurology Consultant Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, and West Suffolk Hospital Bury St Edmunds
Mrs Josie Roberts Macmillan Lung Nurse Specialist The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Mrs Rose Roberts Respiratory Nurse St Richards Hospital
Dr Patrick Roberts Consultant Haematologist Torbay Hospital
Mr Alan Robertson Retired Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology Hartlepool Hospital
Dr James Robertson cons rheumatology and rehabilitation ramsay New Hall hospital
Dr Patricia Robertson Retired Psychiatrist Dr.
Dr Sandy Robertson retired NA
Dr Ryan Robinson St4 Respiratory med WUTH
Dr Deborah Robson Senior Post Doc Tobacco Addiction Researcher King's College London
Mrs Emily Robson Specialist Stop Smoking Advisor Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
Mr Adam Rochester Non-Invasive Ventilation Lead Royal Brompton Hospital
Dr Helena Rockett Retired Retired
Professor Paul Roderick professor of public health university of southampton
Mrs Anne Rodman Respiratory nurse specialist and ANP, national trainer Independent/Education for Health
Dr Peter Rodrigues Retired GP Ex-Lewisham
Dr Yvonneke Roe gp nunhead surgery southwark
Dr Jonathan Roland Consultant Diabetologist Healthy Living Centre Peterborough
Mrs Debbie Roots Respiratory Nurse Consultant Homerton University Hospital
Ms Louise Ross Clinical consultant National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training
Dr David Ross Consultant chest physician Outer Hebrides and Chichester
Ms Christina Rowe Tobacco Dependency Specialist GSTT
Dr Marc Rowland Chair Lewisham CCG
Dr David Rowlands Cardiologist (retired) Previously Peterborough & Satamford NHS FT
Dr Daphne Rumball Addictions Psychiatrist retired
Dr Ben Rush Public Health Specialty Registrar Nottingham City Council
Dr Richard Russell Consultant Chest Physician Lymington New Forest Hospital
Dr Richard Russell Respiratory Registrar Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Mrs Carolyn Russell Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Professor Harry Rutter Professor of Global Public Health University of Bath
Ms Ailsa Rutter Director Fresh (Making Smoking History)
Dr Tarek Saba Consultant Respiratory Physician Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Dr Shahideh Safavi Clinical Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine University of Nottingham
Dr Gauri Saini Consultant Respiratory Physician Nottingham University NHS Trust
Dr Maqsud Salehin Consultant Physician/Stroke Leighton Hospital
Dr James Salvin-Keech Occupational Physician British Steel
Dr Martin Samuels Consultant Paediatrician Great Ormond Street Hospital
Ms Toyin Sarayi Stop Smoking Specialist Guys and St Thomas Hospital
Dr Tara Sathyamoorthy Consultant Respiratory Physician Northwick Park Hospital
Dr Guy Scadding Consultant physician Royal Brompton Hospital
Dr Leslie Scarth Retired NHS consultant Royal Hospital for Sick Children,Edinburgh
Dr Stephen Scott Respiratory Consultant The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
Mr Andrew Scott-Clark Director of Public Health; Chair of SEADPH Tobacco Control Network Kent County Council
Dr Robert Scott-Jupp Consultant paediatrician Salisbury NHS FT
Dr Elizabeth Seakins Civilian Medical Practitioner RAF Cosford
Dr Raj Sekaran Consulatnt Psychiatrist BEH MHT
Dr Colin Selby Respiratory Physician NHS Fife
Dr Sean Semple Associate Professor University of Stirling
Professor Calum Semple Professor of Child Health and Outbreak Medicine University of Liverpool
Dr Asif Shah Consultant in Respiratory Medicine South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Pallav Shah Professor of Respiratory Medivime Imperial college
Dr Lion Shahab Associate Professor University College London
Dr Charlie Sharp Consultant in Respiratory Medicine Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Aziz Sheikh Professor of Primary Care Research & Development University of Edinburgh
Mrs Juliet Shepherd President of the College of Mental Health Pharmacy College of Mental Health
Dr Elizabeth Sheridan Consultant Microbiologist Poole Hospital
Ms Pam Shiers Physiotherapy lecturer Brunel University
Mrs colette shipley respiratory Nurse North manchester general hospital
Dr Dinesh Shrikrishna Consultant Respiratory Physician Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Mrs Deirdre Siddaway Respiratory Nurse Specialist The Ixworth Surgery
Mrs Deirdre Siddaway Respiratory Nurse Specialist The Ixworth Surgery
Mr Nashat Siddiqui Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Kingston Hospital
Dr Nicholas Simmonds Consultant Repsiratory Physician Royal Brompton Hospital
Dr Mukesh Singh GP Senior Partner, Staffordshire STP Respiratory Lead and CANNOCK CCG GB member, PCRS-UK education committee member, GP Tutor/Trsiner/Respiratory researcher Horse Fair Practice, Rugeley, Staffordshire/PCRS-Uk/ Keele Univ Medicine School
Dr adam skinner GP partner westerham kent
Dr Clare Smith Consultant CNWL NHS Foundation Trust
Ms Lucy Smith Reseach Assistant University of Nottingham
Ms Maria Smith Respiratory Nurse Specialist National Service for Health Improvement
Dr Martin Smith medicines management West Berks CCG
Professor Jacky Smith Professor of Respiratory Medicine University of Manchester
Dr michael snee Retired Consultant Oncologist (spent 20 years treating lung cancer) (formally)St James Hospital, Leeds
Dr Andrew Snell Consultant in Public Health Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Professor David Sowden Director of Medical Education (England) retired N/A
Dr Ruth Speare Specialty Registrar Public Health SYB ICS
Mr John Spearman Consultant Surgeon Yeovil District Hospital
Dr john spencer psychiatrist Black dod depression research unit
Dr David Spencer Retired Consultant in Respiratory Paediatrics Retired
Dr Manfred Staber Consultant Inverclyde Royal Hospital
Mrs vicki stadnicki health improvement practitioner specialist kirklees council
Mr John Stapleton Editor - Statistician Home
Dr Mark Steel Respiratory consultant Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Mrs kate steel specialist nurse UHS Southampton
Dr Jane Steer Consultant Microbiologist University Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Joerg Steier Professor of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Marion Steiner GP Southmead and Henbury Family Practice
Professor Michael Steiner Consultant University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Ms Amy Stenson Research Associate University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Dr Myra Stern Consultant Respiratory Medicine Whittington Health
Dr Nicola Stevenson Consultant Respiratory Physician Wirral University Teaching Hospitals
Dr Tara Stewart GP Sands End Health Clinic
Professor Gordon Stewart Physician Western Isles Hospital
Dr Bethan Stoddart Consultant Microbiologist Lincolnshire
Ms Carol Stonham (MBE) Senior Nurse Practitioner (Respiratory) Gloucestershire CCG
Dr Brenda Stuart Consultant Rheumatologist Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust
Dr Laurence Suckling FY2 Pennine Acute Hospitals
Ms Gay Sutherland Visiting Researcher (Clinical Psychologist) Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Mrs alison Sutherland Respirtaory Nurse Specialist PICS. CCG Community respiratory service
Mrs Dimah Sweis pharmacist York Hospital
Mrs Elaine Tabony Lecturer in Nursing Brunel University London
Dr simon taggart Consultant Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Mr Sanjay Tanna Clinical pharmacist St Pauls Medical Centre
Mr Sanjay Tanna Clinical Pharmacist St Pauls Medical Centre
Dr Paul Tanto Doctor Northwick Park Hospital
Dr David Tarpey Consultant Respiratory Physician Wirral University Teaching Hospital
Dr Chris Tasker GP Walker Medical Group
Mrs Jennifer Taylor Public Health Registrar PHE
Dr Gemma Taylor Assistant Professor University of Bath
Dr Ruth Taylor GP DOTW Medical Charity
Dr Rachel Tennant Consultant in Respiratory & Acute Medicine Northwick Park Hospital
Professor Terry Tetley Professor of Lung Cell Biology Imperial College London
Dr Alexander Theodossiadis Consultant Psychiatrist Royal Oldham Hospital
Dr Frances Thirlway Research Fellow University of York
Dr Steven Thomas Consultant Physician Calderdale Royal Hospital
Dr Claire Thomas Consultant Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Ajit Thomas Consultant Respiratory Physician University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Dr Stephen Thomas Consultant Respiratory Physician Raigmore Hospital
Ms wendy thompson hip nhs
Dr Richard Thompson Consultant Respiratory Physician University Hospitals Birmingham
Dr Ivan Thompson retired general practitioner NA
Mrs Bronwen Thompson Policy adviser Primary care respiratory society UK
Dr Anne Thomson Retired Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Oxford
Dr Stephen Thomson Consultant Respiratory Physician NHS
Dr Taavi Tillmann Academic Clinical Lecturer in public health University College London
Dr Stephen Todd Consultant Geriatrician Western Health and Social Care Trust
Mr Gerald Tompkins Consultant in Public Health Gateshead Council
Mrs Nicole Toms, Registered Nurse, Glenfield Hospital
Dr Nick Travaglia, GP, Fairwater Health Centre
Dr Muhammad Tufail, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Glenfield Hospital
Dr Gill Turner, Consultant Paediatrician, Hexham General Hospital
Dr Silvana Unigwe, GP, NHS
Dr Philip Unsworth, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT
Professor Michael Ussher, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, St George's, University of London
Dr Nandita Vaidya, Consultant Paediatrician, Musgrove Park Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Michael Vaile, Retired, Retired
Mrs Lesley Valentine, Macmillan Lung Cancer CNS, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Mrs Eleanor van den Heuvel, Research Fellow, Brunel University
Dr Jill van der Knaap, Retired Psychiatrist, Retired
Dr Veronica Varney, Consultant, Respiratory Medicine, St Helier Hospital
Dr Luis Vaz, Research Fellow, University of Nottingham
Dr Robert Verrecchia, Public Health Registrar, Public Health England
Dr Jonathan Wadsley, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield
Dr Samantha Walker, Director of Research & Policy, Asthma UK
Dr J Walker, Consultant, ITU, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Dr Woolf Walker, Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Paul Wallace, Professor Emeritus, University College London
Dr Julia Wallond, GP, Dyfi Valley Health
Ms Hannah Walsh, Mental Health Nurse/PhD Student, King's College London
Dr Helen Walters, Consultant in Public Health, University of Southampton
Mr Simon Ward , Adult Respiratory Physiology, Head of Service, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust
Dr Ann Ward , Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Janice Ward , Respiratory Doctor, Royal Victoria Infirmiry, Newcastle
Dr Katie Ward, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust
Dr David Ward, GP, Ipswich
Ms Hilary Wareing, Director, Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre
Mrs Cathy Warner, Primary Care Respiratory Nurse, Lovemead Group Practice
Dr Ed Warren, Retired GP, Huddersfield
Dr Geoffrey Warwick, Consultant Physician, King's College Hospital
Mrs Hannah Waterhouse, Education Lead, Education for Health
Mrs Jane Watson, University Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University
Mr Peter Watson, Smoke Cessation Advisor, Camquit - Cambridge Stop Smoking Service
Dr Charlotte Wattebot O'Brien, Consultant Psychiatrist, ELFT
Professor John Wattis, Professor, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield
Dr Delyth Webb, Consultant Paediatrician, Warrington Hospital
Dr David Weir, Consultant, North Manchester General Hospital
Dr Sarah Welsh, Consultant in Medical Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Nic Wennike, Consultant , AMU, Taunton
Dr Mikail Weston, Neurology Registrar, University College Hospitals London
Ms Yvonne Whipday, Specialist Respiratory Nurse, Pennine Acute
Dr Malcolm White, Junior Doctor, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Dr William David White, Consultant Anaesthetist, Retired
Dr Alison Whittaker, Consultant Chest Physician with an Interest in Asthma, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Dr Andy Whittamore, GP and Clinical Lead, Asthma UK
Dr David Wickstead, GP Partner, The Corner Surgery, Lambeth
Dr Jason Wieboldt, Locum Respiratory Consultant, SWAH
Dr Thelma Wield, Retired Consultant Public Health Medicine, Retired
Dr Andrew Wight, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Wirral University Hospitals NHS Trust
Mrs Jan Wilkins, Respiratory, Hywel Dda Health Board
Dr Sarah Williams, GP, Nightingale Practice
Mr Dan Williams, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Cornwall Hospital
Dr Gerald Wilson, General Practitioner, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust GP Out of Hours Service
Mr Patrick Wilson, Assistant Head of Pharmacy, Nottingham University Hospitals
Dr Sarah Winchester, Public Health Specialty Registrar, Barts Health NHS Trust
Dr Hugh Windsor, retired, N/A
Ms Cathy Wogan, Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Nurse Specialist, UHB
Mrs Dorothy Wood, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, McKenzie Group Practice
Professor Ashley Woodcock, Prof Resp Medicine, Manchester University Foundation Trust
Mr Arran Woodhouse, Tobacco Liaison Specialist, King's College Hospital
Dr Ian Woolhouse, Consultant Physician, University Hospital Birmingham
Mrs Victoria Worrall, Paediatric Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Pam Wortley, Retired GP, Sunderland
Dr Keith Wright, Retired Consultant Physician, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwydden, N. Wales
Ms Qi Wu, Research Fellow, University of York
Mrs Gladys Xavier, Director of Public Health, London Borough of Redbridge
Dr Dagmar Zeuner, Director of Public Health, London Borough of Merton
Dr Madiha Zia, CMT2, St Richard's Hospital

Competing interests: No competing interests

14 November 2018
Nicholas S Hopkinson
Reader in Respiratory Medicine
Professor Andrew Goddard, President of the Royal College of Physicians; Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists; Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health; Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners; Professor Ravi Mahajan, President, Royal College of Anaesthetists;Evri Anagnostara, Chair, Mental Health Nurses Association; Professor Baroness Sheila Hollins, House of Lords, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry; Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Former President, Royal College of Psychiatrists, King's College London; Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive, ASH; Ms Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health; Mr Mark Watson, President Elect, British Laryngological Association; Dame Carol Black, Principal, Newnham College, Cambridge, and former President, RCP; Professor Richard Ashcroft, Professor of Bioethics, QMUL
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Campus, Fulham Rd, London SW3 6NP