Position: General Practitioner, Member of Arrhythmia Alliance Executive Committee & Trustee of AF Association
Location: Bradford UK
Dr Matthew Fay is General Practitioner who joined Westcliffe Medical Practice in 1999. This has developed in to the Westcliffe Group of practices and he is now based at The Willows in Queensbury since 2014.
In 2001 Matthew established a GPwSI cardiology service in Bradford which has expanded to provide direct access investigations and e-consultations. He was a member of the NICE AF Guideline Development Group and is a standing committee member of NICE Quality Standard Advisory Committee. He is currently an clinical advisor to AF Association, STARS (the Syncope Trust), Arrhythmia Alliance, Anticoagulation UK, on the Expert Advisory Panel for the Stroke Association, the faculty for Heart Valve Voice and a Trustee of AF Association and ThrombosisUK.
He has been in service redesign of cardiovascular services with a focus on AF, dysrhythmia and moving services out of hospital for many years. He was the clinical lead of the redesign of the Bradford VTE services to make it completely community and NOAC based. He has previously worked in Bradford’s PCTs and CCG but is currently focused on forming a “Superpractice" in Bradford as the NHS remodels further As a father of four he insists that he is first and foremost a family doctor, spending the majority of his time seeing people in the setting of a general practitioner.