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Associate Specialists

Abdalla Bubtana

Dr Abdalla Bubtana

Associate Specialist with interest in dialysis


Mbbs, MRCP (1995)

Special Interests:

My interest is haemodialysis. I am member of EDTA-ERA,. I had posters regarding implementation of hepatitis B vaccination, dialysate bicarbonate prescription and use of Tinzaparin in haemodialysis exhibited in EDTA-ERA meetings over last years.


Graduated from Garyounis University medical school, Benghazi- Libya in 1983. HO,SHO and registrar in general medicine and nephrology at El-Hawary hospital Benghazi to 1989.Postgraduate medical student at Hammersmith hospital London and awarded diploma in nephrology and hypertension in June 1990. SHO medical rotation at Rotherham general hospital 1994-1995. Membership of Royal college London MRCP (UK) in May 1995. Registrar in renal medicine at Queen Elizabeth Birmingham 1995.I went back to Libya and appointed as consultant nephrologist and lecturer at Al-Arab medical university Benghazi (February 1996- October 1996). Finally I came back to UK and appointed as staff grade nephrologist ( 1997- 2007) at Withington hospital and MRI. Appointed associate specialist in renal medicine in March 2007 to date. Currently responsible for the haemodialysis patients at Wythenshawe and Stockport dialysis units. Clinical tutor for undergraduate medical education, university of Manchester at Wythenshawe hospital since 2010.

Gill Hurst

Dr Gillian Hurst

Associate Specialist with interest in pre-dialysis and end of life care