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Professor Martin Walshaw

Date: 30 September 2015 10:50
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Amanda Jones

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About Professor Martin Walshaw


MBChB ( Hons ) MD FRCP

Specialist Interests 

General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine  


  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Respiratory Infection including Bronchiectasis


  • Qualified with Honours and Distinctions from Liverpool University Medical School in 1978
  • Appointed to the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital in 1993
  • Clinical Director for Respiratory Medicine
  • Honorary Professor, Univerity of Liverpool in 2015.
  • Director of the Regional Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit which cares for over 300 adults from North Wales, Cheshire, Merseyside and the Isle of Man
  • Lead Clinician for the Liverpool Lung Cancer Unit, which exceeds all national standards, providing ‘state of the art’ diagnosis and treatment for over 400 patients per year (the largest in the region)
  • Past Chair of the British Thoracic Society Cystic Fibrosis Specialist Advisory Group and Past Secretary of the Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Specialist Advisory Group
  • Vice-Chair (Clinical) of the Oversight Board for National Peer Review of CF Clinics
  • Local Host for the MRCP postgraduate medical examinations for the Royal College of Physicians
  • Board Secretary and Question Writer for the Postgraduate Exit Examination for Respiratory Medicine
  • Medical Advisor for the second stage complaints process for the Healthcare Commission
  • Chair, NICE CF Guideline Development Committee   

Research & Published Work

Published widely on research into lung cancer and cystic fibrosis – including over 100 papers and 400 presentations at national and international meetings