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Steve Holmes

Steve Holmes has worked as a general practitioner partner since 1989. He spent 13 years in a practice bordering the Yorkshire Dales and the Ribble Valley (Earby) between Lancashire and Yorkshire. He moved to his current practice in Shepton Mallet in 2002, working as a half-time partner while enjoying a portfolio career.

He is a previous Chair of PCRS and is the current education lead. He has been a member of the British Asthma Guidelines (BTS/SIGN) since 2005, leaving the guideline executive in 2012 but remaining on the pharmacology group until 2015. He was a founding member and chair of IMPRESS (BTS/SIGN) and currently leads the Somerset CCG respiratory programme board, having done this previously with involvement in commissioning and service development since 2002.

He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, is a reviewer for more than ten active peer-reviewed journals and has been involved in lecturing in many parts of Europe.

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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed and is produced by Cogora, the publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice, Healthcare Leader, Management in Practice and The Pharmacist working in partnership with PCRS.

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