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Dr John Michael Holmes

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Graduated with merit from Newcastle University Medical School. Completed Basic Surgical Training and successfully passed MRCS exams. Spent 5yrs in Higher Specialist Training for Emergency Medicine in the Northern Deanery and successfully passed FCEM exams. Appointed as Consultant in Emergency Medicine at UHND September 2009.


Currently Departmental Clinical Lead for Paediatrics.  Educational Supervisor for senior trainees & Trust Associate Specialist in Emergency Medicine.  Clinical supervisor for junior doctors within the Emergency Department.  Involved in ENP & undergraduate training. Run a 6 week SSC in Life Support for 4th Year Medical Students.  Teach on ATLS, EPLS and MedicALS.

  • Department: Emergency Departments
  • Specialities: Emergency Medicine, Accident and emergency
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: Simulation based training. Life support training.
  • Training: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Qualifications: MBBS MRCS FCEM
  • Date added to the specialist register: 31st July 2009
  • Training role: Involved in undergraduate teaching, departmental training, organise simulation-based training.
Dr John Holmes

Contact Information


Tel: 0191 333 2333

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital