Medical Devices Training Manager
ABM University Health Board, Morriston Hospital, Swansea
In 1986, Paul completed his apprenticeship and HNC in Electronic Engineering and started his NHS career as a medical technical officer in Cardiff Royal Infirmary. He worked for 17 years as a medical electronics engineer Deputy EBME Manager, and in 2003 he was appointed as the lead for medical device training in Swansea and currently works in Morriston Hospital, ABM University Health Board (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg) leading the medical device training team in one of the largest health Boards in Wales. He is the chairman of his organisation’s Infusion Devices Group and ENFit (Enteral Feeding Connectors) group, as well as being a member of the Safer Sharps Group, Neuraxial connectors group, paediatric risk committee, product evaluation group, medical devices committee, medical gas committee and medicines policy review group. During his NHS career he has delivered training to over 10,000 staff, designed and developed a range of training tools, teaching aids, drug calculation software, training booklets, videos and quick reference guides. In 2010, he co-developed and launched the ‘ivDrip rate’ app for helping staff calculate infusion rates for IV gravity infusions which has sold all over the world.