Paul has worked for over 30 years in the NHS and is involved in the day-to-day business operation of medical device management and training. He designs training initiatives, staff development programmes and risk management strategies. He helps lead the Intravenous therapy training programme and one of his specialist areas is the analysis of error logs and clinical investigation into medical device and intravenous therapy errors and incidents.
He has dealt with coroner’s regulation 28 letters, reviewed many incident reports, and given advice and guidance on local and national safety issues. He has delivered training to over 10,000 staff, including nurses ODPs, doctors and consultants and led multi million pound standardisation programmes for infusion devices and consumables.
From February to September 2017 he was the Patient Safety Lead for Medical Devices for NHS Improvement and is currently the Chairman of the National Association of Medical Device Educators and Trainers (www.namdet.org ) and organisation he helped set up in 2011.