Mental Health Tribunals
Qualified: August 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, October 2005- March 2014.
Innovative Consultant Psychiatrist (part-time), West Northumberland CMHT, 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.