Publications, lectures and responsibilities
Recent Invited Publications include:
“Complications and Medico-Legal Aspects” in Laparoscopic Surgery for Benign Gynaecology (RCOG press)
“Laparoscopic Entry after Previous Surgery” in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.
“Gynaecological Surgery” in The Oxford Handbook of Day Surgery.
Invited Lectures include:
2009 The RCOG William Meredith Fletcher Shaw Lecture which I entitled “Inspiring and Teaching the Next Generation.”
2012 The RCOG Sims Black Travelling Fellow when I went to Egypt to lecture and teach on Laparoscopic Surgery.
Over the years I have given many lectures around the world,mainly on endoscopic surgery with a particular focus on safety and training.
External Examiner MSc.in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery. University of Surrey from 2013.
RCOG Lead for Gynaecological Simulation 2009 – 2014.
BSSVD Council Member 1996-99
President, Plymouth Medical Society 1998-9
Locally, I have been Clinical Director of Derriford Hospital's Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department on three separate occasions, most recently from 2013 – 2015.
Nationally, I was elected Vice President of the BSGE twice, 2002 – 2004 and 2008 – 2010, and served as President 2010 – 2012.
I served on RCOG Council as the South West Fellows' representative since I was elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2013, completing my term of office in 2016.