Patrick Murphy

Clinical lead lane fox service


Patrick Murphy was appointed a consultant at the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in 2014, and was recently appointed clinical lead for the service in 2020. The Lane Fox Unit is an internationally recognised centre for weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation and management of home mechanical ventilation. 

Education and training

  • PhD, 2014
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), 2002
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons), 1999

Research interests

  • Physiology of chronic respiratory failure 
  • Mechanisms of action of non-invasive ventilation
  • Clinical trials in non-invasive ventilation in chronic respiratory failure in obesity and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


  • International Travel Grant, critical care, American Thoracic Society Symposium, 2011
  • Travel Grant, NIV and critical care, European Respiratory Society Symposium, 2010

Last updated: January 2023

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