Matt is consultant in Acute Medicine at Hampshire Hospitals, National Clinical Lead for Deterioration and Advisor for Sepsis at NHS England/Improvement and Clinical Director for Safety/digital at Wessex AHSN.
He sits on the national COVID clinical reference group for primary care, care homes and hospitals.
To this end he has developed and co lead on the virtual ward model, and the COVID assessment/management guidance/policy in all settings and for all patient groups.
He has worked to improve processes in the recognition, escalation, communication and response to the deteriorating patient. To this end, he has worked to standardise the country to using NEWS2 as a single language of sickness & communication between healthcare professionals across the whole patient pathway.