Qualifications

  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council
  • Member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • Qualified in 2002 from the University of Huddersfield with a BSc (Hons.) in Podiatry
  • Certificate in local anaesthesia - 2002
  • Certificate in Prescription Only Medicines - 2002
  • Certificate in podiatric acupuncture - 2009
  • Certificate in cortico-steroid injection therapy - 2011
  • Completed MSc level modules with Queen Margaret University and Glasgow
  • Caledonian University:
    • Research Methods 1
    • Research Methods 2
    • Tissue viability
    • Current Developments in Podiatry
    • Podiatric Mechanics
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Medicine and Pathology
    • Pharmacology for podiatric surgery and prescribing rights
    • Principles of diagnostic investigation
    • Diagnostic imaging for podiatrists (interpretive).

Experience

  • Hartlepool NHS PCT from August 2002 to January 2003
  • North Tyneside NHS PCT from January 2003 to March 2011
  • Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust from April 2011 to present.

My 14-year NHS career to date has given me experience in nail surgery, rheumatology, diabetes, domiciliary care, wound care, biomechanics and podiatric surgery.

Since April 2009 I have worked as an Advanced Podiatrist specialising in biomechanics and in October 2013 I also started working within the podiatric surgery team as a staff podiatrist to the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon.

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