I'm the Clinical director for Medicine and Consultant Endocrinologist at County Durham and Darlington Foundation NHS Trust (CDDFT). My clinical expertise is in transitional medicine, young adult diabetes , diabetes & technology, renal diabetes and diabetic foot disease.
I'm the trainee programme director for diabetes and endocrinology training across the NorthEast England. Also, I hold Foundation Programme Tutor role for the trust and served as Royal College Tutor for Medicine for 8 years.
I led the team which developed safe handover tools to improve patient’s care in our trust based on Human Factors in Health principles. I am an accredited trainer and hold two medical education degrees: Postgraduate degree in Medical Education from Dundee University and Postgraduate degree in Human Factors(HF) in Healthcare from Teesside University.
My expertise are: Theories of Adult Learning, Principles of Teamwork in Healthcare, Leadership in Healthcare and Measures to enhance Patients and Healthcare clinicians safety using Human Factors Frameworks.
My passion is to raise awareness about Human Factors principles to enhance patient safety.