Specialist commentators

Specialist commentators

The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:

  • Dr Michael Shields, professor of child health Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. Retained a rented SLP machine from Pneumacare between 2 separate projects at no extra cost (rent free).

  • Dr Cara Bossley, consultant respiratory paediatrician, King's College Hospital, London. No relevant conflicts of interest.

  • Dr John Alexander, intensive care and respiratory paediatrician, University Hospitals of North Midlands. Author on 4 studies quoted in this briefing; studies done in their department and a student on the project was funded by a grant from the company.

  • Dr Katharine Pike, clinical senior lecturer, University College London and consultant respiratory paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. No relevant conflicts of interest.