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PortraitName, Job TitleProfessional Profile
Neil Oxborrow Neil J Oxborrow (Mr) Lead for Consultant Rotas

Mr Oxborrow was trained in Leeds and Manchester undergoing the National Spinal Fellowship in Leeds and before completing his training in Manchester.

 

He has been a consultant at Salford Royal since 2003, and is currently clinical lead at the children’s hospital.

Nick Lees Nicholas Lees (Mr) Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Nick Lees is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and has been involved in Intestinal Failure surgery at Salford Royal NHS for more than five years.

 

His undergraduate training was at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and much of his postgraduate surgical training has been in the North West of England.  In 2005 he was elected to the Council of The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

 

He is the Lead Clinician for Colorectal Cancer at Salford Royal. He has numerous publications in the field of colorectal carcinogenesis and undertakes research in the field of surgical critical care. He undertakes lectures on the management of Intestinal Failure to surgical trainees both in the UK and overseas.

 

In addition to undertaking intestinal reconstructive surgery at Salford Royal and elsewhere in the UK, he has provided advice on the management of patients from around the UK as well as North America.

dr o'donoghe Nuala O’Donoghue (Dr) Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Nuala O’Donoghue qualified from Glasgow University, and is originally from Manchester. 

 

She trained in dermatology at St John’s Institute of Dermatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. She was appointed as a consultant dermatologist to St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust, London in 2007 where she was lead for skin cancer. 

 

She then moved back to the North and was appointed to Salford Royal Foundation Trust as Consultant Dermatologist and Consultant Teaching Fellow in 2010. 

 

Her main interests are general dermatology, skin cancer,  urticaria, undergraduate - and postgraduate - dermatology education. 

Paul Ferris Paul Ferris (Dr) Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia

Areas of interest:

  • Education,

  • Quality improvement,

  • Neuro-critical care,

  • ECHO/US in critical care,

  • Renal replacement therapy in critical care and 

  • Neuroanaesthesia.

 

Additional Roles:

  • Educational supervisor and

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Manchester.

no image available Pippa Tyrrell (Dr) Consultant Stroke Physician and Senior Lecturer in Stroke

Dr Pippa Tyrrell was educated at the University of Cambridge and The London Hospital Medical College.   She has held several positions starting with Junior hospital posts in medicine and neurology at St Bartholomew's Hospital and the University Hospital in Geneva and Registrar posts at St Mary's Hospital London. 

 

She was a research fellow at National Hospital for Neurology and MRC Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital and a Senior registrar posts in Charing Cross Hospital London and Salford Royal.

 

Dr Tyrrell was the first Stroke Physician appointed in Manchester in 1995, and built up the stroke service in Salford. We opened our Acute Stroke Unit in 2004 and became the Comprehensive Stroke Centre for Greater Manchester in 2008. She is an Associate Director of the Royal College of Physicians Stroke programme and takes on responsibility for the National Stroke Audit.

 

She is a Senior lecturer in the University of Manchester and leads a multidisciplinary research group. Her interests include the role of inflammatory modulation in cerebral ischaemia and subarachnoid haemorrhage, and stroke rehabilitation studies. She leads the Manchester stroke implementation CLAHRC and she is the Clinical Lead for the NW Stroke Local Research Network.

 

She lives in Cheshire with her family, tending to her allotment and looking after her chickens. She reads a lot, enjoys the theatre, and is involved in developing a community orchard.

no image available Rebecca Grue (Dr) Consultant

Dr Rebecca Grue graduated from Manchester Medical School in 2000 and also has a BSc in medical genetics. She is Workforce Development lead for the Greater Manchester Stroke Network, involving organising training and development for stroke professionals in the region.

 

She is a consultant in Acute Medicine and Stroke, with a background in Internal Medicine, Elderly Care and subspecialty training in Stroke.

dr warren Richard Warren (Dr) Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Richard Warren graduated from Liverpool University with a first 

class honours degree in Pharmacology and gained his Medical degree, 

with honours, one year later. He has been working in Dermatology for a 

decade, the last five years of which have involved time in dermatology 

research. His main area of interest is in the treatment of severe 

inflammatory skin disease, especially psoriasis. 

 

He is a consultant  in the world renowned psoriasis clinic and in the last 12 months has established a new combined clinic with Dr Hector Chinoy, a Consultant  Rheumatologist at SRFT, for patients with severe psoriasis and  psoriatic arthritis. He sits on a  number of national committees, including the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence  guideline group for psoriasis. For his research into psoriasis he has received national and international awards. He is regularly invited to speak at major dermatology congresses and publishes frequently in the  European Literature.

Sean Loughran Sean Loughran (Mr) Consultant ENT Surgeon & Clinical Lead for ENT

Mr Loughran has been a consultant ENT surgeon at Salford Royal, Manchester Royal Infirmary and honorary consultant at Christie hospital for the last 6 years.  His interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer.  He trained in Newcastle, London and Glasgow and eventually undertook a nationally appointed head and neck cancer fellowship in his final year of training. He was awarded the gold medal in his final specialty examination for gaining the highest marks in the national exam.

 

Mr Loughran has a weekly neck lump clinic for neck and thyroid lumps.  This clinic provides a one stop service with immediate examination, ultrasound and same day cytology testing.  The clinic is also attended by a head and neck nurse specialist, speech therapist and dietitian.  Thyroid surgery is performed at Salford Royal hospital, however, major head and neck surgery is performed at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

Simon Freeman Simon Freeman (Mr) Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr Freeman qualified from Manchester University in 1995 having also completed a BSc (Hons) in Experimental Immunology and Oncology in 1993. He passed the Diploma of Laryngology and Otology in 2001. He gained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999 and was admitted as a Fellow in 2006, having completed the Intercollegiate examination in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He achieved his Certificate for Completion of Training in Otolaryngology in 2007. He is currently undertaking an MPhil at Manchester University.

 

He has undertaken advanced fellowships in Otology, Neurotology, Cochlear Implantation and Skull base Surgery, with Professor Gibson in Sydney and then with Professor Ramsden in Manchester. He was appointed as a locum Consultant in September 2008 and then as a substantive Consultant May 2009 jointly at Salford Royal and Central Manchester Foundation Trust. He was appointed as the Clinical Lead for the Manchester Auditory Implant Centre at Central Manchester Foundation Trust in November 2009.

Simon Lloyd Simon Lloyd (Mr) Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr Lloyd trained in ENT surgery in London. He then undertook subspecialist training in skull base surgery in Cambridge and at leading centres in Europe and the United States. He is now a consultant Otolaryngologist at Salford Royal Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary.

 

His main area of interest is in the treatment of conditions of the ear and skull base. In addition, he has a particular interest in the management of disorders of balance and hearing including cochlear and auditory brainstem implantation. His skull base practice is based at Salford Royal Hospital, the largest centre for skull base surgery in the UK, where he works closely with ENT and neurosurgical colleagues to ensure optimum outcomes for patients.

 

His otology, balance and cochlear implant practice is based at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. He has an MPhil in Neurosciences from Cambridge University and has research interests in vestibular schwannoma growth, neurofibromatosis type 2 and Meniere’s disease. 

tim Tim Clayton (Dr) Consultant Paediatric and General Dermatologist Honorary Lecturer University of Manchester

Dr Tim Clayton is a children's skin specialist and the clinical lead for paediatric dermatology. He graduated from Liverpool University and trained as a paediatrician at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. He then worked as a paediatric registrar in New Zealand. He completed higher specialist training in Dermatology in Leeds in 2006. He then worked as a Paediatric Dermatologist in Dublin and Liverpool. Whilst working in Dublin he became involved in a number of studies looking at the genetics of atopic eczema. This research is now being continued in Manchester.

 

Dr Clayton is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. In 2005 he won an award for the best scientific paper and presentation at the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD). His clinical interests include, vascular birthmarks, children's skin surgery, genetic skin disease, and eczema. Tim undertakes adult dermatology and skin cancer clinics on Fridays.

 

He lives in North Manchester with his wife and daughter. Outside of work Tim is an avid follower of his beloved Bury Football Club and plays a number of competitive sports. In his spare time Tim designs websites.

Tsui Ling Tsui Ling (Dr) Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Tsui Ling qualified in 1992 at the Queen’s University of Belfast and obtained her membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997. She then trained as a Dermatologist in Greater Manchester and obtained her specialist training certificate in 2005.

 

She obtained an MD in Photodermatology with the University of Manchester in 2009. She has been a NHS consultant since 2005. She is currently a full time Consultant Dermatologist at the Salford Royal Foundation Trust, and has general Dermatology clinics in the Bury Dermatology Service at Radcliffe. She has been training and working as a Dermatologist in the Salford and Bury area since 1990.

 

Her area of specialist interest is in Photobiology and Phototherapy. She is a consultant at the Photobiology Unit and also the clinical lead for Phototherapy Services at Salford Royal Foundation Trust. She specialises in the treatment of various skin diseases with Phototherapy, as well as investigation, diagnosis and management of photosensitivity disorders, particularly Polymorphic Light Eruption. She has presented in various national and international meetings as well as published scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed various Dermatological journals, and contributed to Dermatology textbooks. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and British Photodermatology Group. She is currently leading on writing the national guidelines for PUVA treatment (a form of Phototherapy).

 

She originates from Singapore and is proficient in Mandarin. She enjoys playing the piano and practices Tai-Chi. She lives with her husband (Associate Medical Director for Salford PCT) and twin children.

Carly Smith Carly Smith (Dr) Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Carly attained a Batchelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Psychology from the University of Bolton in 1996, before moving on to the University of Manchester to complete a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Psychology. In 2005 she completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) at the University of Leeds.

 

Over the last 8 years she has worked in the field of chronic medical conditions. Carly is a Clinical Supervisor and specialist lecturer on the DClinPsy programme at the University of Manchester.  She offers trainee placements for students from the Manchester/Lancashire training course.

 

Over the last five years Carly has worked within the specialist services of bariatric surgery and weight management. She works with patients both before and after surgery to enable them to adapt to the psychological aspects of surgery.

 

Alongside her clinical work, Carly is involved in clinical supervision and acts as a contact for the Bullying and Harassment service.

 

Her specialist interests are working with body image, eating disorders, mental health, learning disability and systems (family interventions). Outside of work Carly enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys reading, going to the cinema and when her motivation allows (!) charity 10K.

Emma Winter Emma Solomon (Dr) Clinical Psychologist

Emma graduated from the University of Manchester in 1998 with First Class Honours in Psychology. She then completed an M.Phil in Psycho-oncology whilst working at the Christie Hospital, graduating in 2002, and then completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2005.  

From 1998-2002 Emma spent 4 years in the Behavioural Medicine Unit at the Christie Hospital where she led a psychological intervention study to improve patients’ ability to cope with a cancer diagnosis. Emma then worked in a variety of mental health settings across the Greater Manchester and Salford area, including the Pennine Care Complex Cases Service, Cromwell House Community Mental Health Team, Salford Primary Care Service, the Salford Eating Disorders Service, Salford Assertive Outreach Team and the Salford Early Intervention Team. In 2009 Emma joined the Salford Royal Intestinal Failure Unit to provide a Clinical Psychology Service to patients following colorectal surgery. In 2011 Emma started working in the field of General Medicine, where she developed a special interest in treating patients with anxiety or depression associated with living with a chronic illness. 

As part of the General Medicine Clinical Psychology Service Emma provides a psychological service for adults of all ages across a wide range of specialties including rheumatology, respiratory medicine, dermatology, gynaecology, gastroenterology, MUS, cardiology and endocrinology, amongst others. As a Clinical Psychologist, she uses NICE Guidance to inform my practice and to deliver the most effective and evidence based psychological treatments to patients. Emma is a lecturer at the University of Manchester and provides teaching for the Clinical Psychology Department on anxiety and depression in patients with long-term conditions. Emma is also now an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), awarded in recognition of several years' experience and contribution to the field of psychology. 

Emma enjoys giving her free time to supporting Charities. She regularly donates to Amnesty International and Cancer Research. Since 2009 she has been a Trustee of The IBS Network, a National Charity for people suffering with IBS.

 

Jessica Dean Jessica Dean (Dr) Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr Dean completed both her undergraduate (MA Hons Psychology) and post graduate (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology) degrees at the University of Glasgow.  After qualifying she worked for 2 years in Cardiac Rehabilitation Psychology Services in Glasgow, before moving to Cheshire and working at Macclesfield District General Hospital as a Clinical Psychologist in General Medicine and Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Dr Dean started work at Salford Royal Hospital in 2008 and in 2009 started to set up the hospitals Renal Psychology Service.  She now works with her colleagues Dr Sara Low and Dr Kathryn Lloyd Williams providing psychological services to renal patients at Salford Royal.  Her areas of special interest include; “The Use of Motivational Interviewing in Improving Medical Adherence” and “Shared Decision Making in Renal Medicine”.

Michelle Redman Michelle Redman Assistant Psychologist

Michelle Redman obtained her Batchelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Applied Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University in 2007. She gained early working experience working as a support worker with adults with a learning disability. From here Michelle went on to work as an Assistant Psychologist within the Community Learning Disability Teams based at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Mersey Care NHS Trust.

 

Michelle currently works as an Assistant Psychologist as part of the Bariatric and Weight Management Team within the Department of Clinical Health Psychology. Her specialist interests are working with body image and learning disability. Michelle is aspiring to gain a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy).

Sara Low Sara Low (Dr) Counselling Psychologist

Dr Low qualified at the University of Surrey before starting work in a primary mental health team and later moving into clinical health psychology in 2010. 

 

At the moment she is one of three psychologists specialising in work with kidney patients in our team.  In her therapeutic work she practices integrative therapy with an emphasis on cognitive behavioural therapy. 

 

Some of Dr Low’s publications include:   

 

·         Facilitating behaviour change in renal patients (2012) Journal of Renal Nursing, 4, (6), 170-175.

·         The use of public acknowledgement as a “nudge” to promote effective phosphate control in haemodialysis patients: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial (Poster, Salford Royal Research Day 2012)

·         An Analysis of Patients Referred to Salford Royal Renal Psychology Service over a One Year Period (Poster, British Renal Society conference, 2011)

 

Sheraz Ahmed Sheraz Ahmed (Dr) Clinical Psychologist

Dr Sheraz Ahmed  gained his Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) degree in Behavioural Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland before moving on to the University of Glasgow to complete a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Psychology.  From here, he moved to work as an Assistant Psychologist in the Glasgow Institute of Psychosocial Interventions (GIPSI) at Gartnavel Royal Hospital.  Sheraz went on to complete his Masters (MSc) degree in Psychological Therapy in Primary Care, delivered jointly by the Universities of Stirling and Dundee. 

Sheraz gained his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) jointly at Staffordshire and Keele Universities.   In his final year of the Doctoral training program Sheraz completed a yearlong placement within an inpatient/ outpatient Eating Disorders Service.  He is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and currently works as part of the Bariatric and Weight Management Team within the Department of Clinical Health Psychology.

Sheraz’s doctoral thesis research was an exploration of the views of interpreters and clinical psychologists about collaborative working in mental health services.
no image available H Patel (Mr) Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Patel works as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal.  His special interests include:

  • Vascular
no image available J R S Leggate (Mr)                                Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Leggate works as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal.  His special interests include:

  • Vascular 
  • Neuro-Oncology
no image available A Abou-Zeid (Mr) Locum Consultant Neurosurgeon Mr Abou-Zeid trained in Neurosurgery in Cairo and completed a fellowship in spinal and pituitary surgery in Manchester. Spinal surgery became his subspecialty interest in addition to a general neurosurgery practice.
no image available A Bhat (Mr) Specialty Doctor

Mr Bhat has been a Specialty Doctor at Salford Royal since June 2010.  His special interests include:

  • General neurosurgery

  • Spinal neurosurgery

no image available A Sofat (Mr) Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Sofat was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1996 having completed his training at Queen Square and Kings College Hospital in London.  His special interests include:

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Stereotaxy & Minimally Invasive Surgery
no image available A T King (Mr) Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr King was appointed as consultant neurosurgeon in Manchester in 1998. His general neurosurgical practice, including degenerative spinal disease, is based at Salford Royal and includes a regular outpatient clinic at Macclesfield General Hospital. His subspecialty interest is skull base surgery and he is one of a team of clinicians, including 2 neurosurgeons and 2 ENT surgeons, in what is one of the largest skull base practices in the UK. The practice includes the management of acoustic neuromas and trigeminal neuralgia, caring for many patients each year and offering the full range of treatment options. It also involves being a member of the nationally funded Neurofibromatosis Type 2 multidisciplinary team, and the Manchester NF2 clinic is of the largest in the UK.

 

Mr King is currently President of the British Skull Base Society.  He has a significant research interest that has won grants from such prestigious organisations as the Medical Research Council for over £2 million. The research is  primarily into neurovascular disease, and is characterised by “bench to bedside” translational research. The research team includes a group of scientists from the University of Manchester, headed by Professor Nancy Rothwell FRS, and stroke medicine lead by Dr Pippa Tyrrell.

no image available I D Kamaly (Mr) Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr Kamaly trained at Manchester University and after qualifying worked as a House Officer at Manchester Royal Infirmary, and subsequently a Lecturer in Anatomy at the Medical School. Mr Kamaly’s neurosurgical training has been in the North Western Deanery between Manchester and Preston followed by his paediatric/neuro-oncology fellowships in North America. Mr Kamaly has been back in the UK as a consultant neurosurgeon since 2005. The primary area of his practice is children’s neurosurgery, although because he is also a neurooncology (brain tumour) specialist he does adult brain and spinal tumour operations as well.

 

Mr Kamaly undertook a research/clinical fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital. Following this he undertook a further fellowship in paediatric neurosurgery at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Both these units are recognised as world leading centres for paediatric neurosurgery.

 

Mr Kamaly completed my MD thesis on Prognostic Factors in Brain Tumours, particularly focusing on Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Gene in Adult and Children's Brain Tumours.

 

Mr Kamaly’s other role is the Training Programme Director for Neurosurgery in the North Western Deanery. The Deanery is one of the largest in the UK and he is responsible for all the neurosurgical trainees and the training provided to them. In addition Mr Kamaly is a member of the national Specialist Advisory Committee in Neurosurgery and Secretary of the Neurosurgery National Selection Board, as well as being the lead clinician for the development of surgical skills simulation and assessment nationally. Mr Kamaly is a member of the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination Board in Neurosurgery question writing group.  He is a member of the British Paediatric Neurosurgery Group (BPNG), and also a member of the research committee and Chairman of the training committe of the BPNG.