Dr Jonathan Arnot-Smith

Consultant - Anaesthetics

Telephone Number: 01204 390762

Professional Background

Dr Jonathan Arnot-Smith graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School and went on to study at the Birkbeck College of the University of London. He completed his anaesthetic training on the North West rotation and moved to Bolton in 2010.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Arnot-Smith has a special interest in patient safety, incident reporting/analysis, information flow in medicine, intensive care and regional anaesthesia.

Dr Jonathan Arnot-Smith 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.