Dr Francis Andrews

Consultant in Emergency Medicine - Accident and Emergency

Telephone Number: 01204 390367

Professional Background

Qualifications: MD, FRCP Ed, FRCS Ed (A&E), FRCEM, FFICM, AHEA

Dr Andrews qualified at Leeds University in 1990 and held junior doctor posts in Birmingham and Sheffield before completing his higher training in West Yorkshire and Merseyside. He has worked at Whiston Hospital, Prescot and Merseyside, where he worked as Consultant in Critical Care/Emergency Medicine, and was also Assistant Medical Director.

Dr Andrews joined the Trust in August 2018 and as well as being a consultant in our Emergency Medicine Department, he is also our Medical Director, sitting on the Trust Board.

He is a member of the British Medical Association, the Intensive Care Society, the European Society for Intensive Care, and the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Andrews has special interests in: clinical leadership, patient experience, healthcare informatics, human factors, infection control, resuscitation, sepsis, and head injury.

He was previously a lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine, at the University of Liverpool and has completed research on the effect of nutritional supplementation on immune function in critically ill patients; clinical trial work in non-invasive ventilation and sepsis.


Nye Bevan Executive Healthcare Leadership Award 2015

Peer reviewed publications in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care.

Dr Francis Andrews works in the following services:

Accident and Emergency

The Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department at the Royal Bolton Hospital is one of the busiest in Greater Manchester and provides immediate diagnostic and therapeutic care for seriously ill and injured patients. Patients are cared for by our excellent team of medical and nursing staff.