David Shakespeare

Dr Shakespeare

Job Title: Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine

Department: Neuro-Rehab Unit

Telephone Number: 01772 524771

Primary Medical Qualification: MB BS

Other Qualifications: MSc FRCP Edin

Year of Registration: 1995

GMC Number: 4203869

Career History: Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2003.  Clinical Director of Neurosciences since 2007.  Currently major trauma rehabilitation lead, Chairman of Drugs and Therapeutics Committee, and Independent Assessor for live kidney donor programme.

Specialist Areas: Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist Interests: Spasticity management and symptom control in multiple sclerosis; rehabilitation of patients with brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve conditions and functional neurological disorders; post-polio syndrome; and transitional care for young people with disabling neurological conditions.

Research Interests: Spasticity management and evidence base for rehabilitation interventions.

Clinics: General Neurorehabilitation Clinic; Spasticity Management Clinic

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish