Clinical and office team


Professor Sally Singh

PRSAS and PR audit clinical lead

Sally is the clinical lead for the PR accreditation programme and the PR audit workstream of the National Respiratory Audit Programme (NRAP). She also works at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and has led the PR programme there for many years. Her early career was spent developing an exercise based outcome measures used widely to evaluate rehabilitation programmes internationally. Her research interests focus on improving rehabilitation services delivery for individuals with respiratory disease, most recently delivering rehabilitation in low and middle income countries.

Professor Sally Singh


Maria Buxton



PRSAS quality lead


Maria is the quality lead for the PR accreditation programme. She is also the clinical lead for the West Herts Community Respiratory Team in Hertfordshire under CLCH, managing one of the largest community respiratory services. She has been heavily involved with adapting services to accommodate COVID-19 and develop virtual care models.

She qualified in 1988 at Kings College Hospital and then progressed through working mostly in London, but also USA and Australia. She joined Central Middlesex Hospital in 1997 as a Clinical Specialist, eventually becoming an Integrated Consultant Physiotherapist in 2005, working across North West London Hospitals Trust with Brent and later Ealing community services. She completed an MSc in Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy in 2003 at UCL.

Outside of clinical practice, she has been involved with BTS on the Education Committee, advised on BTS Hospital at Home Guidelines, the CSP PRIME tool for PR commissioning.

Cynthia Yim

PRSAS project manager

Cynthia is the manager for the PR accreditation programme. She has a background in Biomedical Science, and has managed training, examinations, and projects in charitable and membership organisations.

In her current role as PRSAS Manager she is responsible for the delivery and development of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation services accreditation programme, which offers robust accreditation pathway for the sector with the aim of improving the quality of PR services throughout the UK


Roza Jura

PRSAS coordinator

Roza is the PRSAS coordinator and is responsible for supporting services through their accreditation journey.

Roza is an coordinator managing assessments and supporting services through the assessment process. She is also responsible for administering training days and committee meetings. 

Prior to joining the accreditation unit, Roza worked in indemnity services.