Philip Hughes trained in Plymouth, St George's Hospital, London and the National Heart and Lung Institute at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He returned to Plymouth as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine in 1999. Since then he has overseen the establishment of a lung cancer fast-track pathway, home ventilation programme, sleep apnoea service and works with two of the national pulmonary hypertension centres to provide clinics for pulmonary hypertension patients in the South West. Dr Hughes is now the senior Respiratory Consultant at Derriford with regular commitments on the wards and in clinic. He is also a Royal College of Physicians examiner.
Interests include pulmonary hypertension, sleep apnoea, home ventilation, asbestos induced lung injury and other work related pulmonary complaints, asthma and COPD.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Philip Hughes at Nuffield Health
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
During a period of full-time research at the NHLI, Dr Hughes published several papers studying the respiratory muscles. Since then, several small research projects have been reported at international meetings in London, Europe and America.
- British and American Thoracic Societies
- British Medical Association
Other posts held
- Consultant Respiratory and General Physician, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
Insurers Dr Philip Hughes works with
Dr Philip Hughes works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Freedom Health
Dr Philip Hughes does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Philip Hughes does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Philip Hughes does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.