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.
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital