The Kent Surrey Sussex Respiratory project aims to improve the quality, availability and accessibility of respiratory services. We spread effective and innovative practice and reduce unwarranted variation.

Our work supports KSS AHSN’s vision of a sustainable healthcare innovation network delivering consistently high quality care in a vibrant local economy. Our Respiratory project has four Clinical Leads jointly responsible for delivering the whole Programme of work. Each lead is aligned to different priorities within the project- their area of work is listed below .


Clinical Lead ​​​

Dr Jo Congleton​​​                          Consultant Respiratory Physician,  Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust                          Lead for COPD discharge bundle, Breathing M​atters and Dashboard

Clinical Co​​​-leads  ​

Julia Bott                                              Consultant Physiotherapist           Clinical Lead for Home Oxygen and Pulmonary Rehabilitation ​

Dr Lisa Vincent-Smith             Consultant Respiratory Physician Medway NHS Foundation Trust            Lead for Non-Invasive Ventilation

Dr Ed Cetti                               Consultant Physician Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust          Lead for Community Acquired Pneumonia

Main contact:​​​​​​

Ellie Wells

Respiratory Coordinator and Events Coordinator

KSS AHSN Email: ellie.wells@nhs.net    

01293 600 300 x 1752    

07917 240172​