New Consultants Committee representative – co-opted role, flexible working group
Dr Laura Watkins is a respiratory medicine consultant in Liverpool.
Laura has been the Mersey representative on the New Consultants Committee since March 2020. She has enjoyed organising new consultant forums and continues as a co-opted member of the committee due to her role in the flexible working group.
She has been a consultant respiratory physician at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since May 2019 and has a subspecialty interest in asthma and severe asthma. Laura has set up a multidisciplinary clinic for assessment of patients with suspected upper airway dysfunction. She enjoys her role on the RCP flexible working group, having worked flexibly for over 10 years.