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Dr Alwyn P Foden

Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

I did my medical training in S Africa & returned to the UK in 2004.

After a stint in Kingston-on-Thames I joined the Trust at the Darlington site but now also work at Bishop Auckland.

As well as doing General Respiratory Medicine I also do Sleep Medicine and am the Clinical Lead for both in the Trust.

I am also involved with antibiotic stewardship primary-secondary care cooperation on Respiratory Medicine as well as several hospital committees.

  • Department: Respiratory Medicine
  • Specialities: Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine
  • Based at Hospital site: Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Special interests: COPD Asthma Respiratory failure Bronchiectasis & Sleep Medicine
  • Training: Univ of the Witwatersrand (Jhb) & Univ of Stellenbosch (CT)
  • Qualifications: BSc(Med)(Wits) MBBCh(Wits) MMed(Int)(Stell) FRCP(Lond)
  • Date added to the specialist register: 1990 (in S Africa) & 2005 (in UK)
  • Training role: Training of doctors nurses & medical students. Am involved in COPD research.

'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital