Dr Alastair Jones

Qualifications

MBChB, FRCEM, PGDip(SEM), MFSEM (UK)

GMC number: 6075663

Practicing since: 2003

Specialties

Emergency Medicine

Consultation times

  • Weekly Friday
  • Overview

Or call us on

0113 388 2067

About

Dr Alastair Jones is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal Physician at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust.  He works at the Rugby Football Union as an educator and as part of the international match day medical team. Dr Jones also works for Premiership Rugby as a Match Day Doctor.

Alastair qualified in Medicine from the University of Sheffield in 2003. He obtained Fellowship to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 2011 and achieved a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Bath in 2016. His areas of clinical interest include; Musculoskeletal Medicine and Sports and Exercise Medicine. He also has a keen interest in Medical Education. Dr Jones runs bi-weekly musculoskeletal clinics at The Bradford Royal Infirmary. Specialising primarily in active patients with acute and chronic injuries, helping them return swiftly to sport and work.

Dr Jones also held the role Head of Medical Services for Leeds Rugby. He oversaw the medical departments of Leeds Rhinos Rugby League and Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union. He is a course director/instructor for the Rugby Football Unions Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport Course and forms part of the Twickenham Stadium match day medical team. Dr Jones has previously worked for Tonga as their doctor during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup and has held the role of Immediate Care Doctor at the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup and 2016 Rugby Union Junior World Cup.

The Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

The Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic run by Dr Jones is aimed at active individuals who are currently struggling to return to sport due to acute or chronic injuries. The service provides accurate, timely assessment and targeted investigation of your injury. Treatment options are discussed and delivered along with detailed return to activity guidance/protocols. Dr Jones works closely with Radiologists, Physiotherapists and Orthopaedic Surgeons to ensure you receive the most appropriate treatment for your injury and return to activity as quickly and safely as possible. All aspects of your care can be accessed all under one roof at the Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital. Services include:
 
  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • CT scanning
  • MRI scanning
  • Health and wellness blood tests
  • Vitamin and mineral blood tests
  • Joint pain injections
  • Tendinopathy management (including injections)
  • Pain management
  • Return to sporting activity guidance
  • Gait Analysis 
  • Shockwave therapy

Contact our enquiry team for more information and to make an appointment: 0113 388 2067. Find out more about the Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury clinic.

Special interests

  • Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine

Other interests

  • Medical Education
  • Strength and Conditioning

Personal interests

  • Rugby
  • Weight Training
  • Swimming
  • Running
  • Golf
  • Family Walks in the Lakes
  • Holidays and foreign travel

Languages spoken

English

Locations Dr Alastair Jones works with

Related experience

Research

Alastair’s research interests include the development of acute musculoskeletal injury services and recent publications have focussed on the improvements in the care of patients with ACL injuries following the creation of such a service.

Current projects are looking into the assessment and advice given to patients following concussive injuries sustained while playing sport.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Emergency Medicine
  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Medical Protection Society

Other post held

  • Rugby Football Union Twickenham Stadium Match Day Doctor
  • Rugby Football Union Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport Course Director and Instructor
  • Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Alastair Jones works with

Dr Alastair Jones works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

Declaration

Dr Alastair Jones does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Alastair Jones does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Alastair Jones does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.