13 Jul 2022
Speed Medical Experts: How our Clinical Advisory Board is Here for You
At Speed Medical, we pride ourselves on offering the highest clinical standards and providing an exceptional level of service to our customers. Not only do we hand-select our nationwide panel members ensuring we’re working with the most qualified and experienced experts, but our Clinical Advisory Board are in place to ensure we’re developing and promoting the vision, values and culture of clinical governance, quality, safety and clinical standards across the group.
Our CAB is made up of four of the most experienced experts in their field and is there to support our business, leading panel of experts, as well as our customers. Promoting clinical leadership and engagement, the board advises and supports us in the continuous development and delivery of Speed Medical’s clinical governance strategy, extending to existing and new services.
Meet the Clinical Advisory Board
Dr Dan Bunstone – Chief Medical Officer
Dr Bunstone has an interest in digital health. He recently left his role as Chief Medical Officer at Push Dr after nearly 4 years to join BT’s health incubator as medical director. His roles have always been about the delivery of a safe and effective patient care, to ensure innovative delivery of care. He has led on the delivery of a robust governance and audit system for large organisations, along with a clear clinical support programme to minimise unwarranted clinical variation. Dr Bunstone plays a key role in guiding the direction of the Clinical Advisory Board who form part of our clinical support team.
Andrew V. Cuff – Consultant Physiotherapist
DipMSKMed BSc (Hons) MSc DFSEM (UK) MMACP MCSP
Andrew has been a Consultant Physiotherapist since 2019 and is renowned nationally and internationally as an expert in the field of Musculoskeletal medicine. Alongside clinical practice, Andrew has consistently published research in the field and is regularly invited to present his work at national and international conferences.
Having held various leadership positions at regional, national, and international level within and outside the NHS, Andrew is well versed with the various tenants of good clinical governance. He previously sat on the board of the European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation (EUSSER) stepping down recently to instead join the Executive of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).
With the patient at the centre of the journey and all decisions, his core focus is on always delivering best clinical practice guided by evidence.
Dr Alison Hoskins – Consultant Clinical Psychologist
BSc DClinPsy DipFamTh CPsychol AFBPsS
Dr Hoskins studied Psychology and then Clinical Psychology at Plymouth University, qualifying in 1990. Following this she worked within the NHS as a Clinical Psychologist in a Mental Health resource centre for adults and elderly users. She had a range of responsibilities within a multi-disciplinary team, including inpatient and outpatient assessment and treatment of adults and elderly presenting with Mental Health Disorders. Dr Hoskins was also responsible for the training of other disciplines in psychological matters and liaison with GPs.
Alongside her NHS work, she started a private practice in 1992 and began carrying out medico-legal assessments as well as psychological treatment with adults and children. After completion of her Family Therapy training in 1993 and whilst working for the NHS, Dr Hoskins ran a Family Therapy clinic.
In 2000, Dr Hoskins began running a psychology consultancy, and is Clinical Lead for the Clinical Psychologists and CBT therapists who carry out medico-legal assessments and psychological treatment in the areas of Personal Injury and Occupational Health.
Dr Hoskins brings her professional knowledge and expertise to the Clinical Advisory Board to promote sound clinical practice related to psychology in the network of clinicians.
Mr Nikhil Shah – Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr Shah is a consultant at Wrightington Hospital and has a special interest in complex trauma and the sequelae of trauma, especially in relation to Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures. He works as part of the regional specialist North West Pelvic Acetabular Surgery Service and performs this type of surgery in various adult and children’s major trauma centres in the North West.
He has also been the Educational Secretary for the British Indian Orthopaedic Society from 2015 onwards and held the position of Clinical Director for trauma from 2010-2012.
As one of the overseas founder members of the Association of Pelvic Acetabular Surgeons in India, Mr Shah regularly conducts training courses and cadaveric/surgical workshops and previously worked as a panelist member of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service. He is also actively engaged in clinical research and has published articles and book chapters in various journals and textbooks.
At Speed Medical, we are committed to not only maintaining but to continuously improving the quality and delivery of every service provided. We are passionate about ensuring standards of care are the best they can be and have systems and processes in place to make certain our panel of medical experts maintain them. If you’d like to learn more about any of our services, please get in touch today.