The nurse endoscopist team has increased
by 3 in the last 12 months, in readiness to be able to deliver
additional capacity from the Bishop Auckland site and
improve list utilisation across the
Our 3 new recruits will undergo intense
training which is delivered in house by the team of medical,
surgical and nurse endoscopists. They also have access to academic
modules and degree/masters level pathways supported by Liverpool
John Moore's University and Birmingham City University.
Their training is part funded by Health
Education England and those still in training are also supported by
the Northern Endoscopy Training Academy (NETA).
Daniel Plant, Niki Horne and Winona
Fajardo are our first nurse endoscopists to train following this
new format and we are delighted to have them on board.
Daniel Plant has successfully completed
his practical training and academic work and is practicing
independently with his hands on training being completed in just 10
months, a new record for County Durham and Darlington NHS
Foundation Trust! He is having a very positive impact on the
We look forward to supporting Niki and
Winona to independent practice also in the near future.
'I am writing to congratulate you on your wonderful staff you
have working for you at DMH.'
Patient, Catering / Porters / Domestics, Darlington Memorial