I am an anaesthetist and intensivist in Newcastle spending 50% of my time in each. My anaesthetic interests include patients for endocrine, gastro-intestinal and burns and reconstructive surgery. I am a Past President of the ICS and Past Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. I led the production of the new curriculum for ICM and the ICM component of the anaesthesia curriculum. I led the production of the DH framework for Advanced Critical Care Practitioners and the FICM curriculum for ACCPs.