Graduated University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1986
Consultant Gastroenterologist 1996 - Sunderland General Hospital
1997 - South Tees 2010 -County Durham and Darlington Trust.
Endoscopy Training Lead at the Northern Region Endoscopy
Training Centre delivering hands on endoscopy training courses in
basic skills gastroscopy and colonoscopy. Faculty for Training the
Trainers courses for colonoscopy and gastroscopy trainers.
JAG assessor for the Peer Review of Endoscopy Services. Trainer
for new JAG assesors through Royal College of Physicians.
Trainer and National Clinical Lead for GIN Programme (national
training and education programme for endoscopy nurses).
Accredited Bowel Cancer Screening Colonoscopist and examiner for
the accreditation process.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community