Matthew is a PhD student and statistician.
Matthew’s PhD research investigates how to measure healthcare quality, particularly the use of composite indicators. As a statistician he works mainly with cancer registry data and is currently investigating risk of second primary cancers. Matthew’s research is funded by the Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK.
Matthew has a degree in Mathematics from Durham University and an MSc in Statistics with Medical Applications from the University of Sheffield. He previously worked as an analyst for the National Cancer Intelligence Network and holds an honorary contract with the Public Health England National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service.
Matthew is interested in using routine healthcare data to measure care quality and patient outcomes, encompassing both patient-specific variation and geographic or organisation-level differences, and with a particular focus on cancer.