Martin is a consultant, researcher and facilitator specialising in the support of complex change programmes. Currently, he is consulting to a multi-agency programme which aims to integrate health and social care services for older people in Salford. He is also project managing UK-wide research to investigate the optimal duration of intervals for diabetic retinopathy screening. He is part of a team working with The Health Foundation to investigate how a closer alliance between clinical and support services can improve services to patients.
Martin worked as an NHS manager for ten years and established his own consultancy practice (Landmark Health Consulting) in 2002. The focus of the practice is the use of data, both quantitative and qualitative, to help energise and support change and this informs his work on both strategy development and health care improvement. Examples of projects that Martin has delivered include: facilitating the launch of a social enterprise providing primary mental health services; conducting analysis and reporting on audits of failsafe processes in antenatal and new-born screening; and preparation of integrated business plans and other business cases for successful NHS foundation trusts.
Martin has been an associate of The King’s Fund since 2006. As an associate, Martin has led and delivered a variety of projects ranging from contributing sessions on leadership development programmes to a strategic review of services for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Martin has an MSc in health economics from the University of York (awarded with Distinction) and continues to collaborate with colleagues in various academic, research and consultancy organisations.