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Bushra Al-Rubeyi

Consultant paediatrician

Dr. Al-Rubeyi was born in Baghdad, Iraq and is fluent in both Arabic and English.

Trained in medicine in the UK and has been a Paediatric Consultant since 1994.

Dr Al-Rubeyi has a wide experience in general Paediatrics, her specialist training included Paediatric Cardiology and intensive care at Great Ormond Street Hospital as well as Neuromuscular, Respiratory and Neonatology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College and the University College Hospital.

She has a special interest in allergy and respiratory medical conditions especially asthma and eczema.

She started running the private practice in 2006 meanwhile maintaining her commitment to the NHS, at present, she is practicing at Harley Street Clinic whilst committing one session a week at the allergy department at Imperial College, St. Marys Hospital.

Dr Al-Rubeyi currently manages and consults at the Harley Street Paediatrics, based at 78 Harley Street, she believes in a holistic approach to the management of acute and chronic medical conditions, upholding the patient and their family as the number one priority. Further to her reputation, the doctor has released many publications in the medical circle as well as providing teaching at various institutes Dr. Al-Rubeyi is a fellow of The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and member of The Royal college of Physician.

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Public smoking bans and eating fibre significantly reduces people attending hospitals for asthma. These are the conclusions of two 2014 studies: one reported in the Lancet and the other in Nature Medicine.

Asthma is the inflammation of the air passages in the lungs. It occurs when the immune system mistakes harmless triggers, such as dust mites as threats, which cause the airways to become inflamed, leading to symptoms such as wheezing and breathlessness.

Worldwide the economic costs associated with asthma exceed that of TB and HIV/AIDS together.

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