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Consultant Profile

Dr Alice Melville

Consultant in respiratory medicine

Dr Melville has worked as a consultant in the trust for over ten years and has a broad range of interests in respiratory medicine.

She established, and leads, the bronchiectasis service at Wansbeck General Hospital as well as the home intravenous antibiotic programme as part of this set up. Dr Melville holds clinics in lung cancer and general respiratory medicine, seeing patients at Wansbeck and Blyth Hospitals.

Having graduated from Newcastle medical school Dr Melville’s post-graduate training was in Leeds and Australia before returning to the North East. Dr Melville has an MD in COPD-related epidemiology from Newcastle University undertaken as part of Teaching and Research Fellowship within the trust.  She is an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians, examining both nationally and internationally.