Derek Burke

Derek Burke

Derek Burke

Role: Medical Director and Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Derek is a consultant in the Emergency Department for much of his time. He took on the role of Medical Director within the Trust in 2007, building on his previous experience as Trust Medical Director from 1998 to 2001. He is responsible for medical activity within the Trust and in particular the training and development of medical staff. Derek is central to the Trust’s lead role for paediatric training in the area. Derek works closely with Sally Shearer on quality and patient safety.

In September 2013 Derek was awarded with an honorary chair at Sheffield Hallam University as a result of collaborative work with the university.

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