I graduated from Edinburgh University in 1993. After GP training in the South of Scotland and North of England. I settled into being a full time GP in Arbroath in 1999.
I jointly lead the clinical communication skills teaching with Dr Neil Harrison but am also heavily involved with other teaching from the GP department (uTCGP) and within the university.
I have a interest in Alternative and Augmentative communication and am currently researching clinical inter professional communication.
I am currently undertaking research in teaching communication with those who have complex communication needs.
Joint lead of clinical communication skills teaching.
Involved with organising various SSCs (Student selected components) -
Health studies in Education - medical students teaching in science and health based topics in secondary school
Connecting with Confidence - Communication skills and inspirational communicators. How to communicate effectively and confidently
Self selected GP SSCs - for those who have an interest in General practice and wish to gain more experience