Dr Paul Seddon is Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, since 1993, having trained in Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol and Montréal. He has established a referral service for paediatric respiratory medicine and cystic fibrosis across Sussex, and has developed bronchoscopy and long term ventilation services. He designed and established the Child Health curriculum at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and led the Child Health modules until academic appointments were made.
Paul Seddon has been active in research since his appointment: particular interests include lung function measurement in infants and preschool children, wheezing disease and asthma in early life, and mycobacterial disease in cystic fibrosis. His current research is funded by the NIHR, and he is Research Lead for Division 3 (Children, Women, Haematology and Genetics) for the NIHR Kent Surrey and Sussex Clinical Research Network. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society / European Respiratory Society Working Group on Lung Function Measurement in Infants and Young Children.