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Mr James Morecroft

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Manchester


MA MChir FRCS (Paed)

Special Interests:

Paediatric laparoscopic upper GI surgery; General Surgery of Childhood; Vascular and enteral access in children with cystic fibrosis; MChir Thesis on role of cytokines in necrotising enterocolitis


Qualified 1982 from Queens’ College, Cambridge and Charing Cross Hospital Medical School Postgraduate training at Institute of Child Health and Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Appointed RMCH 2000 Visiting Paediatric Surgeon, Stepping Hill Hospital since 2002 Visiting Paediatric Surgeon, Macclesfield Hospital since 2013 Basic Surgical Skills Tutor, RCS Edinburgh since 2002. Examiner, RCS Edinburgh since 2003. Fitness to Practice Panellist with GMC 2003 -2008. Assessor to Complaints, Health Care Commission 2006-2009 Independent Assessor for Human Tissue Authority 2006 - 2014 Associate Clinical Advisor, Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman since 2011 31 publications in peer reviewed journals 546 citations with h-index 10 27 presentations at International meetings 14 invited lectures