Dr Emma C Wheatley

Consultant - Anaesthetics

Telephone Number: 01204 390762

Professional Background

Dr Wheatley has previously worked in the Yorkshire region and the North West and has worked for Bolton NHS Foundation Trust since 1998.

She is a member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Wheatley has special interests in: intensive care, trauma, paediatrics, difficult airway and patient safety.

She has been involved in research into intensive care.

Dr Emma C Wheatley works in the following services:


The Anaesthetic Department provides a specialist service in support of surgery, urology, ophthalmology, paediatrics and maternity, caring for patients before, during and after surgery or other procedures. The highly experienced team comprises many specialists. Bolton Theatre Team won the 2011 Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety in Surgery.

Critical Care

Critical Care at the Royal Bolton Hospital comprises an eight bed intensive care unit and a ten bed high dependency unit which care for seriously ill patients. Both units are staffed by critical care trained nurses and covered by doctors trained in intensive care medicine. Other specialists from across the Trust provide input where necessary. We care for almost 1,400 patients a year making Bolton the third busiest critical care unit in Greater Manchester.