Biography

University Education
University of St. Andrews
University of Manchester
University College London

Undergraduate Awards
BSc Merit Awards (1st Rank) in 7 subjects
MB Distinctions in 4 subjects

Qualifications
1986 BSc Medical Science
1989 MB ChB
1994 FRCSEd
1999 MSc Urology
1999 FRCSEd (Urol)
2001 FRCSEng
2015 FFSTEd

Membership of Learned Societies
British Association of Urological Surgeons
British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Endourology
Manchester Medical Society.
Royal Society of Medicine.
Expert Witness Institute

Present Appointment
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital,Norwich
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

Administrative Responsibilities
2014+ Lead for Undergraduate Urology Training UEA
2008-2013 Deputy Surgical Tutor Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
2008-2015 Higher Surgical Trainer Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
2005-2008Advisor in Urology to the Healthcare Commission
2002+Lead clinician for Clinical Governence and clinical audit
2001 Lead clinician for Urology Audit
2001 Educational Supervisor to Urology BST and PRHO
1997-1998 Medical Representative for Specialist Surgery - Norwich IT 2000
Committee.
1997 Case Organiser for Final MB Examinations, University of Cambridge.
1996 Case Organiser for Final MB Examinations, University of Manchester.
1995-2000 Regional Representative, Senior Urological Registrars Group.
1985-1986 Bute Medical Society President, University of St. Andrews.

Teaching Experience
2013+  Senior Lecturer in Medicine UEA
2009-13 Lecturer in Medicine UEA
2008+ Tutor in Surgical Sciences University of Edinburgh
2005+ Examiner - Royal College of Surgeons Of Edinburgh
2003-8 General Medical Council PLAB Examination Faculty
2008 - 13 Course Organiser RCS Basic Surgical Training Course
2001 Course Organiser BST STEP lecture program in Urology
1996-1997 Honorary Tutor in Surgery, University of Cambridge.
1993-1994 Honorary Tutor in Anatomy, University of Bristol.

Audit Experience
I am lead clinician for clinical governance and audit at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and am therefore an active participant in local prospective audit. I have organised and overseen a number of audit projects including standards of operative documentation, antibiotic use for nurse specialists, transrectal biopsy for elevated PSA and the management of haemospermia, which have implemented changes in local clinical practice.

Clincal Fellowships
  • Bradford-Morgan Travelling Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Bayview Endourological Institute, Baltimore USA. 1999.
  • John Steyn Travelling Fellowship in Urology - Long Island Jewish Medical Centre 2001
Research Interests
Urolithiasis; epidemiology, prevention, treatment, metabolic evaluation and historical aspects.