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Mr Richard Hardern


  • Speciality: Emergency Medicine
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Training: Trained in Yorkshire. Previously worked as a consultant in Leeds. Moved to IHND in 2002
  • Qualifications: MB ChB FRCP(Edin) FCEM
  • Date added to the specialist register: 1997
  • Training role: Run wilderness medicine SSC for students; deliver training to undergraduates and foundation doctors; member of Emergency Medicine Training Group & oversee regional educational sessions for higher trainees

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham