Emmanuel College, Cambridge. 1978-81
King’s College Hospital Medical School, London. 1981-1984.
Newcastle Health Authority Rotational Training Scheme in Psychiatry, February 1986 – March 1988.
Lecturer in Department of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. April 1988 – October 1992.
Laughlin Prize: MRCPsych Examination, November 1988.
Consultant in Community Psychiatry, Longbenton CMHT and the Grange, October 1992- September 2005.
Consultant Psychiatrist, Acute Inpatient Services, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, September 2005-March 2014.
Innovative Consultant Psychiatrist, (Part Time) Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, April 2014 – present.
Head of Clinical Services for North Tyneside, 1998- 2002.
Assistant Medical Director (North Tyneside), 2005-2011.
Chair of Trust medical Staff Committee April 2011-present.
Honorary Clinical lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1993-2013.
Royal College of Psychiatrists:
Deputy Regional Advisor for continuing professional development 1996-1998.
College Tutor for North Tyneside 2001-2006.
In good standing for CPD with the Royal College of Psychiatrists since the scheme began in 1995.
Medical Member, First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health), 2014-present.