- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
- Home chemotherapy
I have been a consultant since 1998 initially in Glasgow and since 2001 in Edinburgh. I qualified from St. Bartholomew's Hospital in 1987 and trained in General Medicine in Southampton. I commenced Oncology training in Edinburgh in 1991 completing this in Newcastle and Glasgow. In my NHS practice I am a senior member of the Edinburgh Breast Unit providing radiotherapy and chemotherapy to patients in NHS Lothian. I am currently Medical Director of Teaching and Training at the Royal College of Radiologists leading education of clinical oncology trainees throughout the UK.
Areas of interest
Radiotherapy; Breast oncology;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Edinburgh Cancer Centre
2001 - present
The Edinburgh Breast Unit has an international reputation and as a member of that team I contribute to chemotherapy, hormonal and radiotherapy trials.
I teach undergraduates, postgraduates and senior doctors communication skills as one of the senior facilitators for EC4H. I have always taken an active interest in teaching and training doctors and currently am Medical Director for Education and Training for the Royal College of Radiologists.
I keep fit and well running, walking and going to the gym. I enjoy the theatre and the arts and play the oboe in an Edinburgh orchestra.
Courses offered to GPs
I have given talks to GPs, nurses, paramedics regularly.
- FRCR RCR 1994
- FRCP RCPE 2004
- MRCP London 1990
- MBBS University of London 1987
Reference number 3249312
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST , 1997
- Spire Murrayfield Hospital 122 Corstorphine...
- 17:30 - 21:00
- 0131 537 1036
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-21 days - (5-50)
Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-28 days - (5-50)
Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle, remote or in the member's home 1-28 days - (1-5)