Dr Steve Holmes has been a GP for more than 25 years having worked as a GP in Shepton Mallet since 2002. He is a GP trainer, and involved as a senior medical appraiser and associate postgraduate dean in medical education in the South West. Steve is an honorary medical adviser to the BLF and is a member of the BTS Specialist Advisory Group on Asthma. He is a previous chair of PCRS-UK and is current education lead and is the clinical respiratory lead for Somerset CCG. He has been involved in more than 200 publications.