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GP and Reader in Primary Healthcare, University of Bristol

Matthew has worked at the University of Bristol since 2002. During his time at the Centre of Academic Primary Care he has successively won an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2004-2009), an NIHR Clinical Lectureship (2009-2013), an NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowship (2013-2014) and an NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2015-2020). In recognition of his contribution to the discipline of general practice through research and publishing, he was awarded the RCGP John Fry award in 2016.

He has two main research interests: continuity of patient care and patient-clinician relationships; and the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems commonly seen in primary care, in particular childhood eczema.

Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA),
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Diploma in Epidemiology 2005
Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG)
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)
BMedSc (Hons)


  • –present
    GP and Senior Lecturer in Primary Healthcare, University of Bristol


  • 1998 
    University of Bristol, Medicine