Meet the team

Manchester's Premier Respiratory Clinic

Dr Aashish Vyas, has been consultant Respiratory Physician since 2003, within the NHS he is lead of an NHSE Tertiary severe asthma and complex breathlessness Unit for Lancashire and South Cumbria.
He has multiple National roles including:

  • Lead North West consultant at the UK severe asthma registry.
  • British Thoracic Society executive council member
  • Member of the British Thoracic Society Research and Scientific Committee.

Dr Vyas’ Private practice supports patients with asthma, difficult to manage or undiagnosed breathlessness, chronic cough, COPD, respiratory recovery from ill health and recurrent lung infections.

He also runs an Elite Breathlessness clinic for athletes, ‘weekend warriors’ and people who have exercise related breathlessness which is out of keeping with their level of fitness. The aim of the Elite breathlessness clinic is to diagnose, support performance improvement and treat optimally any underlying issues causing breathlessness.

Dr Aashish Vyas


Jemma Haines

Respiratory Consultant Speech & Language Therapist

Jemma Haines is a Respiratory Consultant Speech & Language Therapist. She has over 15 years experience treating individuals with respiratory upper airways disorders and specialises in the management of Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction (ILO)/vocal cord dysfunction and chronic cough.

She runs the multi-disciplinary Manchester Airways Service at Wythenshawe Hospital and is co-director of Elite Breathlessness. Jemma has significant expertise in the treatment of exercise induced ILO and has worked with many recreational, professional and elite athletes.

Jemma is highly committed to research and presents her work regularly at international conferences. She is currently undertaking her PhD on the assessment and treatment of ILO. Jemma a national respiratory advisor for the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists and is a selected member of the British Thoracic Society specialist advisors group on cough.

Emily and the team at Consultant Care work together to ensure your experience with Elite Breathlessness is as smooth and stress free as possible. Emily is our practice manager and will be your first point of call from booking the initial appointment to the completion of your treatment, and is always happy to help answer any queries you may have. The Consultant Care finance team are here to navigate you through your billing journey, whether that be self-funding or insurance, we can advise you of the costs and what to expect. Get in touch on 0161 393 3993 /


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