I graduated from Aberdeen University and worked initially in
Scotland, then moved to the north-east of England to start
paediatric training. I worked in Bishop Auckland and Newcastle
hospitals, and after gaining membership, carried out six
months of cystic fibrosis work. After this, I started registrar
training and worked in Stockton, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and
I have been a consultant in Durham since March 2013 and work
some resident on-call shifts, as well as more traditional
consultant on-calls. I have out-patient clinics in Shotley Bridge
Community Hospital and at the University Hospital of North
I am involved in setting up neonatal SIM training in the Trust
and am the lead consultant for Durham CAMHS liaison.
'Care received was fantastic and I was very well looked after
and very impressed.'
Patient, Day Surgery, Darlington Memorial Hospital