Dr Patricia Ainley-Walker

Consultant, Community and Acute Paediatrics

Dr Walker joined the Trust as a Consultant Paediatrician in 1997.

Professional background

  • BA (Cantab) – Honours Degree – Natural Sciences (Cambridge University) 1976-79
  • MB BS (Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School) 1982-87
  • MRCP
  • MSc (Warwick University)
  • DTMH (Liverpool)

Dr Walker qualified in London in 1987. She has worked in a number of different hospitals in the North West and also worked in Auckland, New Zealand for two years and for a short period in Eritrea, Africa.

Professional membership:

  • FRCPCH (Fellow Royal College Paediatrics & Child Health)
  • BACCH (British Association Community Child Health)

Special interests and research

  • Neurodevelopmental paediatrics
  • Immunisation
  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • General paediatrics
  • International child health

Dr Walker has also worked as a volunteer in Malawi, Africa, in the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, treating children and teaching doctors. Since autumn 2012, she has been involved as a volunteer in a Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health project supporting paediatric training in East Africa and is linked with Muranga District Hospital in Kenya.

Dr Patricia Ainley-Walker

Consultant, Community and Acute Paediatrics

Contact Number

01204 463511

Dr Patricia Ainley-Walker works in the following services:

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