Dr Katy Edwards

Consultant Microbiologist - Microbiology, Laboratory Medicine

Telephone Number: 01204 390080

Professional Background

Dr Edwards studied medicine at the University of Sheffield and went on to complete a Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Health and Hygiene. She completed the FRCPath examination in April 2012.

She did her specialist training in the North West, with rotations at Central Manchester Hospitals, Salford Royal Hospital, University Hospital South Manchester and Pennine Acute Trust.

Dr Edwards came to work at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in August 2013.

She is a member of the Royal College of Pathologists and the British Infection Association.

Special Interests and Research

Her special interests include management of prosthetic joint infection.


International poster presentation- 21st meeting of the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Milan 2011: Risk factors for the acquisition of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative organisms. First author- poster presentation.

Dr Katy Edwards works in the following services:

Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory medicine underpins the diagnosis, monitoring and management of disease. Increasingly its role extends beyond the laboratory in screening and earlier detection of disease.