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Christopher Healey

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Consultant Gastroenterologist

Job role

Specialist Physician and Expert Endoscopist

Area of responsibility

Inflammatory bowel disease, NHSBCP accredited screening colonoscopist. endoscopy lead for West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT).

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Professional background

Chris Healey is a senior gastroenterologist now working part time at Airedale and has done so for the last 25 years.  He is a lead clinical assessor for JAG/RCP accrediting endoscopy services around the UK.  He was national chair of the accreditation group from 2019 to 2023.  Currently he is the clinical lead for endoscopy for WYAAT and the new endoscopy network. He is a member of the BSG endoscopy committee. He has been involved in the establishment of the Yorkshire Endoscopy Academy and the Regional RTC.  He remains a busy practising clinician and endoscopist.

GMC number 3255528

Year of qualification 1987

Qualifications MB ChB with honours. Distinction in Psychiatry and Surgery. FRCP.