26 years’ experience in Cardiology, 20 years at GSTT.
BSE (TTE) accredited since 2002.
Completed Level 7 course on ‘Clinical Assessment for Healthcare Scientists’ at Swansea University 2017.
Official STP trainer and OSFA assessor with the National School for Healthcare Science (NSHCS).
Current Head of Echocardiography with specialist interest in Valve disease, stress echo, bubble studies and screening echo (or Point-of-Care).
Published first peer reviewed article on the novel use of murmur clinics in the detection of valve disease in asymptomatic GP patient referrals. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313393
Published peer reviewed article on the use of POC echo to reduce the demand of standard TTE in a tertiary centre. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2019.02.006
Recent invited speaker at SCST (The Society for Cardiological Science and Technology) to promote the murmur clinic to our cardiac physiology/scientist community.