Professional Training and Career

Dr Staples qualified in 2001 and served as House Surgeon to Prof. Michael Horrocks at the Royal United Hospital, Bath. Moving to Nottingham via Gloucester and Australia, he was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2005 whilst working as a Senior House Officer in General Medicine. He took up a fellowship in Cardiology in order to gain experience in Trans-Thoracic Echocardiography before commencing Specialist Registrar training in Acute Internal Medicine at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Dr Staples gained a Masters Degree in Medical Education during a two year Out of Programme secondment to the University of Nottingham, where he taught the undergraduate internal medicine programme and authored and standard set the medical finals papers for 2008-2009. He was appointed Consultant Physician in Acute Internal Medicine at the Royal Derby Hospital in October 2011.

He moved to Peterborough in September 2015 as Deputy Clinical Director for Medicine and was appointed Clinical Director for Emergency and Acute Medicine in December 2015.

QMC Hospital Nottingham

Nottingham Medical School