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Dr Davies is a consultant Respiratory physician within the Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre and is the Divisional Clinical Director for Thoracic and Ambulatory Services.
He specialises in the treatment of respiratory failure, including the weaning of patients from invasive ventilation, the provision of home mechanical ventilation, and in the treatment of respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders.
He undertakes sleep disturbance clinics, general respiratory clinics. He has a sub-specialty interest in respiratory problems in neuromuscular disorders, contributing to Royal Papworth Hospital’s dedicated MND service and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy service.
Telephone: 01223 638000
Tel: 01223 638571
Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Dr Mason graduated from Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic in 2000 and completed all her postgraduate training in the UK. She began her training in Southampton where she gained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. She continued her specialist training in Respiratory Medicine and General (Internal) Medicine in the East of England Deanery.
She was awarded a Research Fellowship at the Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre at Royal Papworth Hospital which allowed her to undertake 2 years of scientific research looking at patients with obstructive sleep apnoea undergoing surgical procedures and the effect of obstructive sleep apnoea on post-operative outcomes. She successfully completed postgraduate degree and was awarded MD (research doctorate) by Cambridge University in 2019 following submission of dissertation entitled “Sleep apnoea and cardiac surgery: Screening, prevalence, postoperative outcomes".
Dr Mason continues to regularly attend general respiratory and sleep clinics at Royal Papworth Hospital and continues to look after patients with ventilatory failure and those needing liberating from invasive mechanical ventilation. She continues her specialist interest in obstructive sleep apnoea and is regularly giving presentations at national and international scientific meetings.
She is a member of Cochrane Airway Group and author of two systematic Cochrane reviews looking at "Drug treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea" and "The effect of sedatives and hypnotics on patients with sleep apnoea".
Telephone: 01223 639473
Tel: 01223 638401
Dr Oscroft is a respiratory physician within the Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre. He has a special interest in sleep medicine and respiratory support. This includes expertise in respiratory (eg obstructive sleep apnoea) and non-respiratory (eg restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy) sleep disorders. He also has experience in the management of patients requiring domiciliary non-invasive ventilatory support and the weaning of tracheostomised patients from invasive mechanical ventilation.
He is clinical lead for the Royal Papworth Adult Ataxia Telangiectasia Service, a nationally commissioned service providing holistic MDT lead care to a complex group of patients. His research interests include the use of non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with chronic ventilatory failure, Ataxia Telangiectasia and the impact of CPAP and other therapies in OSA.
Tel: 01223 639803
Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Dr Quinnell is a consultant respiratory and sleep disorders physician.
He sees patients with a wide range of respiratory disorders (including asthma, emphysema/COPD, cough, interstitial lung disease, respiratory muscle weakness and respiratory failure). He specialises in disorders of ventilation and their treatment with domiciliary ventilatory support.
He has undergone extensive training in sleep medicine in the UK and Australia, and is an accredited sleep physician. He is consultant lead for Papworth Hospital’s Sleep Laboratory, the only accredited facility in the UK.
Telephone: 01223 639475
Tel: 01223 639718
Dr Ian Smith is a chest physician specialising in ventilatory failure and sleep medicine with expertise in weaning, domiciliary ventilation, sleep apnoea and non-respiratory sleep disorders including narcolepsy and parasomnias. He is the Director of Royal Papworth Hospital’s Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC), the first accredited by the European and British Sleep Societies. He was a founder the regional Motor Neurone Disease care network and was a co-author on the recent NICE guidelines for people with MND.
He is Deputy Medical Director, leads the Research and Development Directorate and oversaw the establishment of the Papworth Clinical Trials Unit. In his own research Dr Smith has a number of grant funded collaborations and has supervised candidates to higher degrees. He is Vice Chair of the UK Association of Respiratory Technicians and Physiologists sleep section. He co-authored the British Thoracic Society position statement on driving and sleep apnoea. He is the current President of the East Anglian Thoracic Society.
Dr Smith is an Associate Lecturer to the University of Cambridge and has held a number of key educational posts including Programme Director for respiratory medicine in East Anglia, Attachment Director for respiratory and cardiology undergraduate training and Clinical Tutor for the Royal College of Physicians. As Clinical Director of Thoracic Services he oversaw expansion in each of the subspecialties, the establishment of the Interstitial Lung Disease Service and the National Adult Ataxia Telangiectasia Service.
Tel: 01223 639715
Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine.
Dr Wozniak graduated with distinctions from Wroclaw Medical University, Poland in 2006 and undertook his postgraduate medical training in the UK. Following initial training posts in West Midlands he transferred to the East of England region where he completed specialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine. He gained further education and training in Sleep Medicine at the Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre at Royal Papworth Hospital where he worked as a Senior Clinical Research Fellow. During this fellowship he was awarded two external research grants and delivered three NIHR Portfolio research studies which examined associations between obstructive sleep apnoea and glaucoma, including the impact of CPAP on ocular pressure and microvasculature. For this work he was awarded a PhD.
He is a certified European Expert Sleep Specialist (Somnologist) and an active member of the British Thoracic Society Specialist Advisory Group on Sleep Apnoea.
Dr Wozniak was appointed to his consultant post at Royal Papworth Hospital in 2018 where he combines clinical work with research and medical education.
He undertakes sleep disturbance clinics, general respiratory clinics and provides specialist care for people needing invasive and non-invasive ventilatory support.
Tel: 01223 639619
Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine, General Internal Medicine