Press & Articles
Dr Michael Beckles is often asked by the press to comment on lung-related stories in the media. He has also published several articles on respiratory conditions.
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In the press
On Wedensday 25th November 2020, Dr Michael was one of the panel of experts in a webinar hosted by HC Healthcare UK discussing The Wellington Hospital's Post-Covid Recovery Service: An Outpatient Journey.
In an article on The Telegraph's website, Dr Michael Beckles is quoted as one of the experts talking about how Long Covid is leaving people with so-called ‘brain fog’ for months after their initial recovery, Monday 21st September 2020.
Dr Michael Beckles is quoted as saying counsellors and psychologists are an important part of coronavirus rehabilitation as people suffer from long-term effects of Covid-19 as apart of an article in the Mail Online, 21st September 2020.
In the Sunday Times on 31st March 2019, Dr Michael Beckles, medical adviser to the British Lung Foundation, is quoted in an article discussing the rising numbers of women who have never smoked being diagnosed with lung cancer.
As the consultant to BBC’s Political Editor, Nick Robinson, Dr Michael Beckles is quoted in his book, with extracts published in The Mail on Sunday, 31st May 2015.
Dr Michael Beckles was interviewed on BBC Radio about the 'Be clear on Cancer' campaign to raise awareness of the importance of getting a persistent cough checked out as it could be a symptom of lung cancer.
Dr Michael Beckles is quoted in an article in the Daily Mail about why more non-smoking women are being diagnosed with lung cancer, 6th May 2013.
Tatler magazine’s Doctors Guide lists Dr Michael Beckles as one of the top four consultants of respiratory medicine, February 2013.
ITV News interview with Dr Michael Beckles asking his professional opinion about Nelson Mandela’s treatment for a lung infection, 11th December 2012 .
Dr Beckles saved the life of a father and son following a bizarre double-suicide attempt after he performed life-saving first aid at the scene, as reported in the Manchester Evening News and Salford Advertiser on 3rd June 1995.
Geddes D M, Beckles M A. Gene Therapy for Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Monaldi Arch. Chest Diseases 1995;50:5.
Thromboembolism related to a Port-a-cath device in a patient with Cystic Fibrosis. Yung B, Elborn S, Campbell I, Summers Y, Beckles M, Woodcock A. Thorax 1997;52:98-9.
Cushing’s Syndrome secondary to inhaled corticosteroids mimicking HIV associated lipodystrophy. le Roux C, Beckles M A, Pinching A J, Davison A G. HIV Medicine 2001;2:(2)133-5.
“HIV & the Lung”, (Beckles M A, Lipman M C I, Johnson M A) in Handbook of Respiratory Medicine. Dilworth J P D, Baldwin D. Harwood Academic Publishers 2001.
Non-invasive ventilation and pulmonary rehabilitation. Wedzicha J A, Beckles M A. European Respiratory Monograph, 2001.
Physiologic evaluation of patients with lung cancer being considered for lung cancer surgery. Beckles M A, Spiro S G, Rudd R M. Chest 2003 Jan;123(1 Suppl):105S-14S.
Initial evaluation of the patient with lung cancer: symptoms, signs, laboratory tests, and paraneoplastic syndromes. Beckles M A, Spiro S G, Rudd R M. Chest 2003 Jan;123(1 Suppl):97S-104S.
Asbestos-Related Disease. Beckles M A, Rudd R M. Airways Journal 2004;2(1):22-5.
“CURB” your enthusiasm and consider HIV . Jacobs P, Beckles MA, Al-Hussaini A. Acute Med. 2009;8(3):114-6.
Sequential fluctuating paraneoplastic ocular flutter-opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in small-cell lung cancer. Simister RJ, Ng K, Lang B, Beckles M, Chao D, McCabe DJ. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 March;82(3):344-6, Epub 2010 Apr 14.
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the selection of patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer: friend or foe? Lim E, Beckles M, Warburton C, Baldwin D. Thorax. 2010 Oct;65(10):847-9. Epub 2010 Jul 13.
Guidelines on the radical management of patients with lung cancer. Lim E, Baldwin D, Beckles M, Duffy J, Entwisle J, Faivre-Finn C, Kerr K, Macfie A, Mguigan J, Padley S, Popat S, Screaton N, Snee M, Waller D, Warburton C, Win T; British Thoracic Society; Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. Thorax. 2010 Oct;65 suppl 3:iii1-27.
Cost of haemolysis. Jacobs P, Costello J, Beckles M. Ann Clin Biochem 2012 Jul;49(Pt 4):412. Epub 2012 Apr 25.
Chapter 1: Typical and atypical bronchial carcinoid tumors. Beckles M, Mandair D, Toumpanakis C, Caplin M. In Future Science Group eBook Program. 2015;3-19.