Nick is a recently qualified GP who practises clinically alongside his research work. He maintains a wide interest in the transition of care between hospital and community settings, and how research can inform and measurably improve practice.
– Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nottingham, 2013
– Bachelor of Medical Sciences, University of Nottingham, 2011
– Master of Philosophy in Engineering, University of Cambridge 2019
– Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 2020
– Diploma of Child Health, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2016
Nick is continuing work to improve communication between primary and secondary care with a focus on patient safety and continuity of care at hospital discharge.
His research work, in collaboration with the Engineering Design Centre has now formed the basis of a new module for 4th Year students at the University of Cambridge Medical School.
Palliative care represents a potential ‘perfect storm’ for discharge communication and so this is a key target for improvement work
Boddy N, Barclay S, Bashford T, Clarkson PJ. “Improving communication to GPs at hospital discharge: a systems approach”. BJGP Open, 2021.0148
Komashie A, Ward JR, Bashford T, Dickerson T, Kaya GK , Liu YY , Kuhn, Gunay A, Kohler K, Boddy N, Clarkson PJ et al. “A Systems approach to health service design, delivery and improvement: a systematic review and meta-analysis” BMJ Open 2021;0:e037667