Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Dr Seaton graduated from Aberdeen University in 1989 and trained in General Medicine in Dundee. This was followed by a WHO funded Oxford university visiting clinical lecturer post in the University of Papua New Guinea (1993-1996) where he undertook clinical research in severe malaria and cryptococcal meningitis. Specialist training in infectious diseases and general medicine (Dundee) was completed in 1999. He has been a consultant physician and honorary senior lecturer in Infectious diseases and General Medicine in Glasgow since 2000. He established and leads the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service and the board’s Antimicrobial Management Team and chair the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Antimicrobial Utilisation Committee. He is Vice Chair of the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group and council member of the British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. He co-chairs the BSAC OPAT standing committee and previously co-chaired the BSAC OPAT standards group. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications and is a section editor of the international journal of antimicrobial agents.