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Barker, David Philip

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Doctor's details


Barker, David Philip




MB ChB 1984 Lpool
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Liverpool, England
MRCP (UK) 1990
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, England



Practising certificate

from 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2015



General scope

19 October 2007

Provisional scope

2 October 2006

Scope of practice



  • Paediatrics (19 October 2007)

Dr Barker is required to participate in an approved recertification programme relevant to the vocational scope of Paediatrics.

Dr Barker may work outside the stated vocational scope but must do so within a collegial relationship.

Definitions of scopes


A doctor who has completed the requirements of a provisional general scope will be registered within a general scope of practice.

Examples are junior doctors who have completed their first post-graduate year and may be in vocational training, doctors who have not started, or have chosen not to do, vocational training or doctors nearing retirement who are no longer meeting the requirements for registration within a vocational scope of practice.

The doctor must establish a professional collegial relationship with another doctor who is registered within the same or related vocational scope, and must participate in appropriate continuing professional development to maintain and improve competence and to be recertified each year.


A doctor who has completed his or her vocational training as a consultant and has appropriate qualifications and experience can be registered within a vocational scope of practice.

A doctor registered in a vocational scope must participate in an approved continuing professional development programme to maintain competence and be recertified each year.


Paediatrics is the assessment diagnosis and management of infants, children and young people with disturbances of health growth, behaviour and/or development. It also addresses the health status of this same group by population assessments and interventions, by education and by research.

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