Steve has been working as a general practitioner partner for nearly 30 years, working at the Park Medical Practice in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. He has had a long interest in medical education, and is currently a senior educator for Health Education England (south west) as well as being active as a GP trainer and appraiser. Steve Has been involved in many respiratory initiatives over the years with the Primary Care Respirator Society, British Lung Foundation, NHS England, the British Thoracic Society and the RCGP amongst others. He has been involved in service development since the mid 1990s having been part of most systems since Fundholding to the current CCG / STP environment. Steve has more than 200 publications to his name and remains active as a clinician, educator and passionate driver for improved respiratory care.