Robina Coker is Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Imperial College London; and Clinical Director for NIHR North West London Clinical Research Network. In 2011 Robina helped establish the British Thoracic Society IPF and Sarcoid Registries; in 2020 she joined the NHSE Specialised Respiratory Clinical Reference Group.
Robina has run the ILD service at Hammersmith Hospital since 1999. With a new consultant it now operates eight weekly clinics; ILD Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Pharmacist run their own additional clinics. There is a weekly ILD MDT and a monthly cross-site cardiac sarcoid MDT. The Trust service is commissioned as a specialist ILD service by NHSE; we are the only UK adult ILD centre with European Reference Network accreditation. In 2019-20 over 1,000 ILD patients were seen at Hammersmith; all new referrals were seen within the 18 week RTT.