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The Team

The Team

NWTS Consultant Team

  1. Kate Parkins - Lead Consultant, NWTS and Consultant Paediatric Intensivist - AHCH

  2. Rajesh Phatak - Co-Lead Consultant, NWTS Consultant and PICU Consultant - RMCH

  3. Dorthe Grainger - NWTS Consultant and PICU Consultant - RMCH

  4. Suzy Emsden - NWTS Consultant and PICU Consultant - CMFT

  5. Lisa Pritchard - NWTS Consultant and PICU Consultant - RMCH

  6. Rachael Barber - Consultant, NWTS and Consultant Paediatric Intensivist - RMCH

  7. Pete Murphy - NWTS Consultant and Consultant Anaesthetist - AHCH

Sessional Commitments

  1. Mike Entwistle - Consultant Anaesthetist - Royal Lancaster Hospital

  2. Sarah Mahoney - Consultant Paediatric Intensivist - AHCH

  3. Sarah Stibbards - Consultant Emergency Medicine - Salford

  4. Jon McViety - Consultant Paediatrician - Bolton

NWTS Clinical Fellows/Registrars

Six Clinical Fellows/Registrars work on the Trainee Medical Rota. The trainees rotate from either Royal Manchester Children's Hospital or Alder Hey Children's Hospital. These posts include trainees with Paediatric, Anaesthetic, Emergency Medicine or PICM backgrounds.

If you are interested in a post at NWTS please contact Dr Dorthe Grainger or Dr Kate Parkins.

NWTS Nursing Team

A team of full-time NWTS Nurses are responsible for service delivery, co-ordination of the Outreach Education Programme, clinical governance and in-house training. For further information please contact:

A team of 25, NWTS trained, senior nursing staff from the Paediatric Intensive Care Units at both Alder Hey Children's Hospital and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital support the NWTS team on a rotational basis.

NWTS Administration Team

A team of Administrators provides 24 hour cover for the Referral Line and co-ordinate incoming calls, tele-conferencing and communication with clinical team members.

Administrator's duties also include helping organise NWTS Conferences and educational events, maintain the NWTS database, input data into PICANet and assist the clinical team with audit.

  1. Daniel McGrath - Contact Centre Manager

  2. Angela Cooper - Administrator

  3. Andrea Bowker - Administrator

  4. Ian Cotter - Administrator

  5. Janet Fahy - Administrator

  6. Paul Sefton - Administrator

NWTS Ambulance Team

Medical Services provides a team of 7 Ambulance staff who drive a fleet of dedicated NWTS Ambulances and offer appropriate support to the clinical teams. All drivers have received blue-light driving training and have been trained in basic life support.

  1. Chris Broadway - Driver

  2. Derek Arnold - Driver

  3. Jenni Owens - Driver

  4. Katie Priestley - Driver

  5. Lee Wright - Driver

  6. Jo Walton - Driver

  7. Michael Davies - Driver

  8. Mark Foster - Driver