Meet Dr John Apps, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer
What is your name and what do you do?
My name is Dr John Apps, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer – 50 per cent registrar training in oncology, 50 per cent working for university researching brain tumours, with particular interest in Craniopharyngioma, Rare Brain tumours and Clinical Trials.
How would you describe a typical day/ shift?
Every shift is variable, some days busy with clinical work, on ward, in outpatients and on call, other days are spent in meetings, writing grants, co-ordinating analyses of samples.
What do you enjoy most about your work?
I enjoy the diversity of work and learning how to make treatments better.
What’s your favourite thing about working at BWC?
I really like working with so many great colleagues.
What achievement are you most proud of?
Identifying potential new treatments for craniopharyngioma.
Not a lot of people know this but…
I enjoy racing classic keelboats.