About the Trust
I am Public Governor from Sunderland at South Tyneside Foundation Trust elected in December 2016
I held the post of orthopaedic surgeon at South Tyneside Foundation Trust for 30 years and was elected as Staff Governor for 3 years before retirement.
While working as Orthopedic Surgeon, I was involved in various groups to improve patient care and safety, eg Fracture neck forum, clinical incidence group etc
I have served the NHS for 40 years and gained a wide range of experience and skill.
I am Chairman of South Tyneside Division, BMA and widely involved in National Medical Politics
Now having retired, I can commit more time and effort to serve South Tyneside as Governor