Dr John Cunniffe

Consultant in Medical Microbiology, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


John Cunniffe is a Consultant in Medical Microbiology at Wirral University Teaching Hospital, which serves a population of approximately 35K.

He is currently Infection Control Doctor for both Wirral Hospital and Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (CCC), and is also lead for the clinical microbiology service at CCC.

He is consultant lead for the Wirral Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Service, a clinical field in which he has a keen interest.

He sits on the Wirral Drug and Therapeutics panel, and leads on submission of new antimicrobial applications.

He is a long-standing facilitator for the annual North West British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) workshop, and co-chairs the North West Infection Control (NORWIC) annual meeting.