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Last updated: 12 May 2020
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I have been a consultant since 1998 initially in Glasgow and since 2001 in Edinburgh. I qualified from St. Bartholomew's Hospital in 1987 and trained in General Medicine in Southampton. I commenced Oncology training in Edinburgh in 1991 completing this in Newcastle and Glasgow. In my NHS practice I am a senior member of the Edinburgh Breast Unit providing radiotherapy and chemotherapy to patients in NHS Lothian. I am currently Medical Director of Teaching and Training at the Royal College of Radiologists leading education of clinical oncology trainees throughout the UK.
Areas of interest
Radiotherapy; Breast oncology;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Edinburgh Cancer Centre
2001 - present
The Edinburgh Breast Unit has an international reputation and as a member of that team I contribute to chemotherapy, hormonal and radiotherapy trials.
I teach undergraduates, postgraduates and senior doctors communication skills as one of the senior facilitators for EC4H. I have always taken an active interest in teaching and training doctors and currently am Medical Director for Education and Training for the Royal College of Radiologists.
I keep fit and well running, walking and going to the gym. I enjoy the theatre and the arts and play the oboe in an Edinburgh orchestra.
Courses offered to GPs
I have given talks to GPs, nurses, paramedics regularly.
- MBBS University of London 1987
- MRCP London 1990
- FRCR RCR 1994
- FRCP RCPE 2004
Reference number 3249312
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING RCR 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 1997
- Spire Murrayfield Hospital 122 Corstorphine...
- 17:30 - 21:00
- 0131 537 1036
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.