Graduate of the University of Manchester (1978) with Honours.

Full registration achieved in 1979 –
GMC no. 2437521, then obtaining the Fellowship of both the College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh and Fellowship of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Phil’s knowledge of orthopaedics is continually evolving due to the roles he undertakes in training and quality assurance.

In addition he routinely attends and presents at conferences and other clinical events in the UK, Europe, the US and Far East. He also holds responsibility for organising sections of the annual conference hosted by the British Orthopaedic Association, specifically in education, simulation, medical leadership and patient safety. 

Phil leads the knee module of the multi-disciplinary post-graduate orthopaedic course at the University of Salford.