I graduated from Newcastle University in 2000 and, having initially worked in Acute Medicine & Surgery, completed Junior Psychiatric training in the North East in 2006.
A move to London to broaden both clinical and personal horizons followed, including a 6-month trip to South America.
I completed an 18-month Clinical Teaching Fellowship at St. George’s, University of London before completing Higher Specialist Training at the Institute of Psychiatry & South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. This involved experience in Liaison Psychiatry and working at both the National Psychosis Unit and National Mother & Baby Unit at the Bethlem Royal Hospital.
I moved back to the North East to take up my current consultant post in a newly established Liaison Psychiatry service at Sunderland Royal Hospital.