Michael is the Regional Clinical Director (North of England) for Specialised Commissioning.
Michael's interest is in the improvement of health care delivery and he was the Programme Director for the first NHS version of Intermountain Healthcare's world class Advanced Training Programme in Healthcare Delivery Improvement.
Prior to taking up his current position, Michael was the Clinical Director for Strategy and Policy at NHS Trafford. Before this, Michael was involved with the Local Medical Committee and was Prescribing Lead for Trafford South Commissioning. Outside the NHS, he has been a forensic physician and was an honorary lecturer in Forensic Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire. He was awarded a Fellowship for his research and contribution to the faculty.