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Dr Robert Henry Briggs

Consulant Radiologist

 Has Peer Reviewed several Journal Publications;

Briggs RH, Chowdhury FU, Lodge JPA, Scarsbrook AF. Clinical impact of FDG PET-CT in patients with potentially operable metastatic colorectal cancer. Clin Radiol, Dec 2011: 66(12):1167-1174 Citations : 16

Briggs RH, Rowbotham E, Johnstone A, Chalmers A. Provisional Reporting of  Polytrauma CT by Radiology Registrars. Is it Safe? Clin Radiol, Aug 2010: 65(8), 616-22. Citations :11

Lowe AS, et al (Briggs RH). Multicentre survey of radiologically inserted gastrostomy feeding tube (RIG) in the UK. Clin Radiol, Sep 2012: 67(9):843-54

Gunendran T, Briggs RH, Wemyss-Holden GD, Neilson D. Does Increasing Hydrostatic Pressure "Bag Squeeze" During Flexible Cystoscopy Improve Patient Comfort: A Randomized, Controlled Study. Urology, Jun 2008: 72(2) 255-8.

Was also a contributing author in the Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging alongside M.J Darby, D. Barron and R.E. Hyland.

  • Department: Radiology
  • Speciality: Radiology
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: MRI and CT scanning.
  • Secretary: Radiology Secretaries
  • Training: University of Manchester Medical School, Leeds and West Yorkshire Specialist Radiology Training CCST level and Royal College of Radiologists London FRCR.
  • Qualifications: MBChB, BSc (Hons), FRCR
  • Date added to the specialist register: July 2010
  • Training role: Clinical supervisor.

Contact Information

Address: Radiology Department , University Hospital of North Durham

'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