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MB ChB - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - The University of Manchester 2002-2007

PgCert - Workplace Based Postgraduate Medical Education - Edge Hill University 2013-2014

MA - Health Care Ethics and Law - The University of Manchester 2009-2011

MRCP(UK) - Membership of The Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom 2011

Specialty Certificate Examination in Respiratory Medicine 2016

FFICM - Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine 2019

FRCP - Fellow of The Royal Colleges of Physicians 2023

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Academy of Medical Educators

British Thoracic Society

General Medical Council

European Respiratory Society

Intensive Care Society

Manchester Medical Society

Royal College of Physicians (London)


Dr Gareth Hughes is a Consultant in Intensive Care & Respiratory Medicine at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.  He graduated with a bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery degree from the University of Manchester in 2007.  He has undertaken further postgraduate studies in workplace based postgraduate medical education and health care ethics and law.  Dr Hughes has undertaken training within the North West in Intensive Care and Respiratory Medicine.  He has a particular interest in the management of interstitial lung disease and acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Dr Hughes has a keen interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate education with experience of representing trainees at both local and national level.  He is a member of the Education & Training Committee of the British Thoracic Society having previously served on the Council and Standards of Care Committee.

Dr Hughes is actively engaged in clinical research and has experience as a principal investigator and co-investigator in a range of phase 2 - 3 clinical trials covering respiratory and critical care medicine.

Social responsibility

LEA Governor - Sharples Primary School

University of Manchester’s Representative Governor and Trustee - The Hulme Hall Trust Foundation (Reg. Charity 526647) 

Honorary Treasurer - Hulme Hall Alumni Association 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

External positions

Committee Member - Education & Training Committee, The British Thoracic Society

Dec 2023 → …

Honorary Secretary, Manchester Medical Society

Oct 2023 → …

President - Section of Medicine, Manchester Medical Society

Oct 2022Oct 2023

Council Member, The British Thoracic Society

Dec 2019Dec 2023

Committee Member - Standards of Care Committee, The British Thoracic Society

Dec 2019Dec 2023

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Bolton

17 Sept 2019 → …

Council Member - Section of Medicine, Manchester Medical Society

Sept 2019 → …

Areas of expertise

  • R Medicine (General)
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Interstitial Lung Disease


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