Consultant Profile

Dr Peter Turkington

Dr Peter Turkington MB ChB, MRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Asthma
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung disease
Special clinical interests:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Obstructive sleep apnoea
Sleep medicine
Ventilatory failure

Research interests:

Early diagnosis of COPD
Effects of obstructive sleep apnoea upon driving
Non-invasive ventilation
Oxygen therapy
Sleep disordered breathing
Upper airway obstruction post stroke

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
American Thoracic Society
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 206 5155
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Turkington is a consultant in respiratory and general medicine. He qualified at Leeds University in 1993 and underwent postgraduate training in the Yorkshire region. He moved to Manchester in 2003 to take up his current post at Hope Hospital, Salford.

He main areas of clinical interest are sleep disordered breaathing and ventilatory failure. Since taking up his consultant post he has set up a NHS service for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and runs a joint sleep clinic for patients with other forms of sleep disorders.

Dr Turkington is the lead clinician for ventilatory failure at Hope Hospital and runs the acute non-invasive ventilation service. His other clinical interests include asthma and COPD.

Personal profile:

Dr Turkington is married to Louise, who is a consultant paediatrician. Together they have two young children, Anna and Daniel, who are a never ending source of amusement and account for the majority of their free time outside of work!

When the opportunity arises Dr Turkington can be found on the golf course working his handicap or watching rugby.

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Dr Peter Turkington

Dr Peter Turkington Respiratory Medicine Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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