I trained as a Cardiologist in Newcastle Middlesbrough and
Oxford before joining the Trust.
I am the clinical lead for the cardiac catherisation service in
South Durham; I have a special interest in all forms of cardiac
imaging especially cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and am
director of the Darlington CMR Unit a regional referral service for
I am clinical lead for the Trust in Adult Congenital Heart
Disease; I am involved in research collaborations with the
University of Durham and I direct the cardiology teaching programme
for undergraduates in South Durham.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community