The nurse specialist is an important role in the abdominal aortic aneurysm screening pathway.
Patrick has been working in screening since 2011, as a screening co-ordinator of a local AAA screening programme. He then became a regional quality assurance manager for the North region and subsequently national education and training manager for the young person and adult screening programmes. In 2017 he was appointed national programme manager of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme. His background was as a principal clinical vascular scientist and he worked across an number of hospitals in the Greater Manchester area. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his extended family, socialising with friends, going to the gym and walking in the Peak District.
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