Dr James Holt

consultant neurologist, Walton Centre, honorary clinical lecturer, Liverpool University.


Dr James Holt is a consultant neurologist at the Walton Centre in Liverpool and a visiting neurologist at the Countess of Chester Hospital. He is a member of the Association of British Neurologists, Royal College of Physicians, Medical Protection Society, British Medical Association and British Peripheral Nerve Society.

At the Walton Centre, he is clinical lead of the team delivering the specialist neuromuscular service and runs a weekly neuromuscular clinic with a focus on nerve disorders, as well as a general neurology clinic. He provides general neurology clinics and an acute ward referral service at the Countess of Chester. Dr Holt was the neurology risk lead and now supports the mortality review group (MRG) process and leads the trust immunoglobulin assessment panel (IAP). He has specific interests in service improvement and neurology teaching. Prior to starting as consultant neurologist at the Walton Centre in 2012, he was neurology registrar in Oxford and in the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Dr Holt has clinical research interests in inflammatory nerve disorders GBS and CIDP and doctoral research in the field of developmental neurobiology.


Speaker at Pulse LIVE Liverpool 2018