Dr Martin Brendan Davies


  • Specialities Neurology
  • Telephone 01782 382507
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3477991
  • Fax 01782 382500


Dr Davies Consultant Neurologist and the Clinical lead for Neurology at the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM). He trained in Medicine and Neurology in London and the West Midlands and has been an accredited General Neurologist since March 2000. He has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of individuals with all Neurological conditions but has a specific interest in headache & facial pain disorders.

He worked as an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the Headache Group at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery in London 2002-2004.

He is the clinical and research lead for the Midlands Regional Headache clinic. He is the lead for the acute and elective inpatient and outpatient headache service at UHNM.

Dr Davies has acted as a specialist advisor to NICE on Headache disorders and was a co-author for the NICE CG150 UK management guidelines for Headache disorders.

Dr Davies is a medical trustee for the UK charity - The Migraine Trust and medical advisor to the Migraine Action Association charity.


  • Monday 14:00 - 17:00 - Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital
  • Monday 18:00 - 20:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Neurologist & Clinical lead Headache service & Research lead at University Hospital of North Midlands


Headache Disorders especially:

  • Migraine & Chronic Migraine
  • Cluster headache & Other TACs
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

General Neurology:

  • Epilepsy & blackouts
  • Parkinson’s disease & Tremor mimics
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Peripheral nerve & muscle disorders

Personal interests

Rugby and surfing

Member of

  • Association of British Neurologists
  • Chairman Headache & Pain Advisory Group for Association of British Neurologist
  • West Midlands Clinical Research network Headache lead
  • National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Speciality adviser
  • British Association for Study of Headache (BASH)
  • The Migraine Trust charity, Medical Trustee
  • The Migraine Action Association
  • Advisor Midlands Neurological Society


Dr Davies Research Career started in the study of Multiple Sclerosis as a member of Keele Multiple Sclerosis Research Group in 1993. He published studies on MRI correlates of psychophysical deficit In Optic neuritis and gained an MD these from Keele University. He was a co-author in the PROMPT 2004 trial, the first clinical trial to produce evidence based guidance on the suggested duration of preventative treatment for migraine.

Dr Davies has recently contributed to and delivered a successful clinical trial programme with the headache research team at UHNM  in his role as principal and chief UK investigator for several new exciting clinical trials of monoclonal antibody treatments for Migraine. He has recently been appointed as West Midlands Clinical Research network Headache lead in 2016 in his ambition aim to seek improved therapies for headache sufferers in the UK through research.


Dr Martin Brendan Davies does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Martin Brendan Davies does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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