Sleep and Ventilation team



Our Sleep and Ventilation team has a number of years experience between them, all are highly qualified specialists on hand to offer the best possible service to our patients. Please see below for our team:

Dr Swapna Mandal 


Consultant Respiratory Physician

Dr Mandal has a sub-specialist interest in sleep and ventilation. She has a PhD in Respiratory Physiology and has spent four years pursuing research in this field at a renowned sleep and ventilation centre, particularly in individuals with obesity and sleep disordered breathing.

Stephanie Mansell

Consultant Physiotherapist

Stephanie Mansell is one of a very small group of physiotherapy Consultants with a national and international reputation in the field of sleep and ventilation. She is actively involved in research, training and education.

Steve Cutts

Highly Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapists

Steve Cutts has significant experience in the field of ward and home based ventilation,  regularly providing training to staff and patients involved in its use. He also has a strong clinical interest in exercise, and the management of chronic respiratory conditions.

Lauren Geddes

Highly Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapists

Lauren Geddes has over twenty years of specialist Respiratory Physiotherapy experience. She has worked in the area of  sleep and ventilation  for the past 5 years and has developed a special interest in treating patients with breathlessness.