Mr James Barraclough



GMC number: 6025669


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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Mr Barraclough graduated from the University of Bristol and went on to complete his higher surgical training in Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) in the West Midlands. Mr Barraclough has further trained in Australia and New Zealand and completed his fellowship at Dunedin Southern District Hospital, New Zealand.

He has worked as a Consultant at Whangarei Northern DHB Hospital, New Zealand and now holds substantive posts at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton and Russell's Hall Hospital, Dudley.

As well as treating patients with the full range of ear, nose and throat conditions, Mr Barraclough has a special clinical interest in rhinology (conditions of the nose) and facial plastic surgery. This includes problems relating to the outside and inside of the nose such as a broken nose, sports and trauma related injuries to the nose, facial pain, sinusitis, nasal polyps, congestion and allergies. 

He also has a particular interest in caring for paediatric ENT patients, having spent a number of years training at Birmingham Childrens Hospital. This has provided him with advanced knowledge and skills in the management of children with specialised ENT conditions. 

He enjoys teaching at both undergraduate level as Undergraduate Lead for ENT and post graduate level as Assigned Educational Supervisor for the Registrars at New Cross Hospital. He is also a faculty member for Keele University Endoscopic Sinus Surgery courses.

Special interests

ENT (Otolaryngology), Rhinology, Facial Plastics, Paediatric ENT, Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Otology.

Other interests

Special interest in Rhinology and Facial Plastics, Sports Injury and Trauma.

Personal interests

Mr Barraclough lives in Shropshire with his wife and two young sons. He loves spending time with his family and especially enjoys walking in the Shropshire countryside. He enjoys keeping fit, cooking up a modestly good curry and listing to music as much as time allows.

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Locations Mr James Barraclough works with

Related experience


Mr Barraclough has authored and published over 12 papers in peer reviewed journals. 

His most recent research ‘The role of tonsillectomy for recurrent sort throats in children’ has been published in two major journals.

Mr Barraclough is an invited reviewer of manuscript for Clinical Otolaryngology and BMJ Open.


  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Ear Nose & Throat UK
  • Midland Institute of Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery UK
  • British Rhinological Society
  • European Rhinological Society

Other post held

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton & Russell’s Hall Hospital

Insurers Mr James Barraclough works with

Mr James Barraclough works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Mr James Barraclough does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr James Barraclough does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr James Barraclough does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.