Dr Noel Baxter is a GP in Southwark, London. He is the respiratory champion there, providing peer support to GP and primary care nurse colleagues and working with specialist respiratory colleagues within a population-based integrated respiratory service. He is a clinical commissioner for NHS Southwark CCG holding the portfolio for Quality and Safeguarding. He is also the current chair of the Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS-UK), leads the primary care workstream of the RCP national COPD audit for England and Wales, and is currently a member of the NICE clinical guideline group for asthma management. Dr Baxter is a clinical advisor to the British Lung Foundation.