About Mr Machin - foot & ankle specialist

Mr Machin is a Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist interest in foot & ankle surgery. His NHS practice is at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

He treats all conditions related to the foot and ankle, including arthritis, abnormal foot shape (such as bunions), fractures, plantar fasciitis, sports injuries, and tendon problems.

He practises privately at the The Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital (Chester), The Spire Yale Hospital (Wrexham) and holds clinic consultations in Spire Abergele.
Mr Machin with a patient
Mr Machin has a well-established medico-legal practice, and has provided expert opinion on around 3,500 cases. 

He accepts instructions for personal injury and medical negligence (both claimant and defendant).

He consults with clients in his private rooms at Wrexham, Abergele and The Grange Clinic, Chester.

Currently the rooms in Abergele are undergoing extensive refurbishment and are closed until December 2023. Patients from the area are welcome to book in to be seen at The Yale in Wrexham or Nuffield in Chester.
Niuffield Hospital, Chester

Private orthopaedic surgery

Mr Machin provides private surgical opinion, joint injections, shockwave and surgery for his sub-specialty of disorders of the foot and ankle.

Working in England and North Wales he sees patients through their insurers or on a self-pay basis.

He is happy to see self-pay patients without the need for a GP referral letter.

Please see the Contact section below for ways to get in touch.

Clinics

Mr Machin's private clinics are as follows:
Spire Abergele
: Monday mornings 09:00-12:00
Grosvenor Nuffield, Chester: Wednesday morning 08:30-13:00 & alternate Thursday evenings 18:00 - 20:00
Spire Yale, Wrexham: Wednesday afternoon 13:00-17:00
The Grange Clinic, Monday Afternoons 13:00-17:00 (Predominantly Medico Legal clients)

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Insurers

Mr Machin is recognised by, and works with, all the major health insurers in the UK. You can visit his insurers' profile pages below:

The Grange Clinic, Chester

Medico-legal

Mr Machin has been providing expert orthopaedic opinion in personal injury cases since 2013, and has now reported on around 3,500 cases. He receives instructions from a wide panel of solicitors up and down the United Kingdom.

Mr Machin can examine clients in all of his private rooms listed below, and is pleased to receive instructions directly from solicitors.

His abbreviated Curriculum vitae can be viewed here.

Please direct enquiries regarding fees and terms to his secretary at private.secretary@davidmachin.com

Clinics

Mr Machin's medico-legal clinics are as follows: 
Spire Abergele: Monday mornings 09:00-12:00
The Grange Clinic, Chester: Monday afternoon (Saturdays by arrangement)
Spire Yale, Wrexham: Wednesday afternoon 13:00-17:00

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NHS

Mr Machin practises at The Countess of Chester Hospital, having previously spent nine years as a Consultant at Mid-Cheshire Hospital Foundation NHS Trust. Whilst at Mid-Cheshire he was involved in medical leadership, first as Associate Foundation Programme Director (five years), then Clinical Director for Trauma & Orthopaedics (two and a half years), and finally as Associate Medical Director (three years).

Mr Machin concluded his orthopaedic training in an internationally recognised higher surgical training fellowship at Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, during this fellowship he received advanced training in the management of complex elective, revision and trauma foot and ankle conditions.

Prior to this he completed six years of specialist orthopaedic training in the Mersey Deanery, this followed on from his core surgical training after qualifying with Honours from The University of Liverpool School of Medicine in 2003.

Professional memberships

Contact

New private Grosvenor Nuffield appointments

For enquiries about a new patient consultation on a private basis at the Grosvenor Nuffield private hospital, please contact Mr Machin's secretary, Sandra:

Telephone 07514 549528 
Email: private.secretary@davidmachin.com

You can also contact the hospital directly to arrange a private consultation.

Clinics times are Wednesday mornings 08:30-12:00 & alternate Thursday evenings 18:00 - 20:00

You can also contact the hospital directly to arrange a private consultation.

Telephone: 01244 458 065
Website enquiry form

This is a link to Mr Machin's page on the Grosvenor Nuffield website.  
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New private Spire Yale & Abergele appointments

For enquiries about a new patient consultation on a private basis at the Spire Yale hospital or Abergele consulting rooms, please contact Mr Machin's secretary, Sandra:

Telephone 07514 549528 
Email: private.secretary@davidmachin.com

You can also contact the hospital directly to arrange a private consultation.

Telephone: 01978 262462
E-mail: info@spireyale.com
Website: www.spireyale.com

Clinics times are Wednesday afternoon 13:00-17:00 at Spire Yale in Wrexham, and Monday mornings 09:00-12:00 at the Abergele rooms.

Medico-legal appointments

For enquiries about a medico-legal opinion, please contact Mr Machin's secretary Sandra.
Consultations are held at Spire Abergele Monday mornings 09:00-12:00, The Grange Clinic, Chester Monday afternoons (Saturdays by arrangement), and Spire Yale, Wrexham on Wednesday afternoons 13:00-17:00
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The Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital

Spire Yale Hospital (Wrexham)

Spire Abergele Consulting rooms

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