Post graduate level
Diploma in Management Studies
DeMontfort University, Awarded 1991
Graduate level (or equivalent)
BA(hons) Humanities – Art History & French (2:1)
Open University, Awarded August 2013
Diploma in French
Open University, Awarded 2010
IBMS Special Examination – Clinical Chemistry
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Awarded 1980
HNC Medical Laboratory Sciences (Clinical Chemistry)
Paddington College, London, Awarded 1976
‘A’ level equivalent
ONC Sciences (Medical Laboratory Sciences)
Paddington College, London, Awarded 1974
5 GCE including English & Mathematics; The Stationers’ Company’s School, London 1973
I held Fellowship of The Institute of Biomedical Sciences, and Chartered Scientist status until my retirement. I was an Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine between 2010 and 2013.
Volunteer Visitor Attraction Risk Assessor
Volunteer Lock Keeper / Towpath Ranger
Quality & Risk Manager (Compliance; Risk; Litigation - scientific & support services);
Various managerial & supervisory laboratory positions (Pathology)
Supervisory, & Training roles in a variety of different Pathology laboratory settings.
2015 - continuing
2012 - continuing
2003 – 2011
1980 - 2003
1972 - 1980
Canal & River Trust,
Central Shires / EastMidlands Region
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Newark Hospital, Nott's;
Papworth Hospital, Camb's;
Royal London Hospital & Whittington Hospital, London
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The Short Version
I was born in London and worked as a Healthcare Scientist, and latterly as a Healthcare Manager in the NHS. I am now retired, but work as a volunteer for The Canal & River Trust.
I am a graduate of The Open University BA(hons) Humanities - Art History & French.
I have a post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies.
I am a competent Microsoft Word and Excel user.
I hold a full UK Car & Motorcycle driving licence.
I am happily married and have grandchildren living close by.
I am an enthusiastic, but fair weather, cyclist.
We cultivate fruit and vegetables on our allotment.
We enjoy travel, particulalrly within Europe, by train.
I speak French, and have an elementary grasp of German and Spanish.
Ungrouped Skills Listing
Driving; French; Law; Dealing with the public; Motorcycles; Cycling; Travel; Philosophy; Art history; Tourism; Safety; Quality management; Hedge laying; Biochemistry; Haematology; Art; Healthcare management; Microsoft office; Word; Excel; Canals; Management; Graduate; Organised; Clinical chemistry; Pathology; Modern art;
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