Dr. Yates is from the Northwest of England and studied medicine at the Royal Free School of Medicine, London, qualifying in 1986. He then pursued a broad based training in Medicine, Anaesthetics and Pediatrics and completed his training as a Pediatric Intensivist at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London. Dr. Yates was appointed as a Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in 1996 where he worked for over twenty years before moving to Canada to take up the post of Divisional Director to the Pediatric Critical Care at McMaster.
Dr. Yates specialist interests are in the management of children who are dependent on mechanical ventilation in the community and in Paediatric Palliative Care. He has recently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Pediatric Palliative Medicine at the University of Cardiff.