Biographies

Dr Gareth Walters

Dr Gareth Walters is a NHS consultant in occupational and interstitial lung diseases at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, and lead the regional occupational lung disease service at Birmingham Chest Clinic on Great Charles Street, Birmingham. He takes NHS referrals for all aspects of work-related lung disease, from any healthcare professional or occupational health practitioner. Gareth completed a MD research thesis on improving barriers to the diagnosis of occupational asthma, at the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham in 2015, and retain a research interest in occupational airways diseases. Gareth is also a member of GORDS(UK) and sits on the British Thoracic Society specialist advisory group for occupational and environmental lung diseases.