Dr Marcus Baw - Clinical Medicine CV


I am a portfolio GP and clinical informatics and GP IT consultant based in Yorkshire. I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy a varied clinical practice over the past 22 years, which has included hospital and community roles as detailed below. I currently combine national and international health technology policy and software development with my locum GP and Emergency Medicine work.

General Information

Immigration Status/RTW British Born, British Citizen
Languages Native British English speaker, intermediate Spanish
General Medical Council Full Registration 2001
Proof of GMC registration may be confirmed via GMC portal
Professional Medical Indemnity Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)
Royal College of General Practitioners Member by Examination (nMRCGP 2011)
Current Chair of the RCGP Health Informatics Group
Faculty of Clinical Informatics Fellow by Peer-Reviewed Admission (2018)
Royal College of Anaesthetists Fellow By Examination (FRCA 2008)
Driving Full clean UK driving licence

Clinical Interests

  • General Practice
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Secure Environment and Prison Medicine, Substance Abuse
  • Digital Health – (Health Technology, Computing and Health Informatics)
  • Dermatology
  • Pain Management (Acute and Chronic)
  • Systems and safety improvement

Summary Of Clinical Experience

Over the past 22 years working as a hospital and primary care doctor I have had front-line experience of clinical responsibility in numerous medical disciplines

Discipline approximate duration
General Practice 13 years, ongoing
incl. Prison GP 5 years
Accident & Emergency/Emergency Medicine 9 years, ongoing
Clinical Informatics and Health technology 10 years, ongoing
Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Intensive Care Medicine 5 years
General Internal Medicine 1 year
Dermatology 6 months
Paediatrics 6 months
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 6 months

Previous Medical Posts

Post Location Dates
Locum General Practitioner North West / Yorkshire, various practices August 2011 - present
Prison General Practitioner HMP Manchester 2012 - 2017
Locum Emergency Physician Salford Royal Hospital July 2012 - August 2017
Hospice GP (Weekend cover) Wigan and Leigh Hospice Oct 2011 - Jan 2013
Specialty Registrar in General Practice North Western Deanery, Wigan GPVTS August 2008 – July 2011
Specialist Registrar in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine Mersey Deanery December 2006 – July 2008
Part-time locum in A&E and Anaesthesia Mersey Region August 2006 – December 2006
Middle Grade Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine Whiston Hospital, St Helens and Knowsley August 2005 – August 2006
SHO posts: Anaesthesia (2 Years), Critical Care and Medicine (1 Year), Emergency Medicine (1 year) - summary, details upon request if required Mersey Region August 2001 to July 2005
Preregistration House Officer Whiston Hospital, Merseyside August 2000 - July 2001

Postgraduate Qualifications

Qualification Date
nMRCGP (Membership of the Royal College of GPs) March 2011
Final FRCA (Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists) June 2008
MCEM Part B (Membership of the College of Emergency Medicine ) December 2006
Primary FRCA (Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists) October 2005
MFAEM Part A (now Membership of the College of Emergency Medicine) February 2004

Undergraduate Examinations

Qualification Date
University of Liverpool Medical School. MBChB (Hons) Distinction in Medicine and Surgery 1995 – 2000

Pre-Medical Examinations

Qualification Date
Selby College, Selby, North Yorkshire. A-Level Studies (A A A B C) 1993 – 1995
Selby High School, Selby, North Yorkshire. 9 GCSEs 1988 – 1993

Other Courses and Training

  • Dermoscopy Courses: York March 2019 / Liverpool 2011
  • GP Cancer Update, York, December 2018
  • Advanced Life Support (recertification / update): Leeds Teaching Hospitals February 2018 / 2013 / Wigan 2010 / 2009 / Whiston Hospital 2005 / Staffs R.I. Stoke on Trent 2 days 2001
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (recertification): Harrogate September 2017 / Whiston Hospital 2012, 2005 and 3 days 2001
  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support (recertification): 2014 / Alder Hey Children’s Hospital 3 days 2007 / Paediatric Life Support (refresher) 2004 / North Staffs R.I. Stoke on Trent 3 days 2001
  • Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support (as Instructor) 2014
  • GP Update Course: Leeds October 2017 / 1 day Manchester 2014
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor Training 2013
  • Dermatology Teach and Treat Leigh Infirmary 2011
  • ‘Pain In Practice’ educational event Wigan 2011
  • Health and Work in GP (RCGP) Bolton Stadium 2010
  • Ophthalmology for GPs LACE Conference Centre 2010
  • Minor Surgery for GPs Chorley 2010
  • Palliative Care for the GP Chorley 2009
  • Level 2 Child Protection Training Seminar Wigan Infirmary 2009
  • RCGP Course, ENT for GPs Chorley 2008
  • Royal College of Physicians Acute Medicine Update, Liverpool Medical Institute, 1 day 2007
  • Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS), ALSG Manchester, 3 days 2006
  • Radiology For Anaesthetists, University Hospital Aintree, 2 days 2006
  • Mersey MCQ Course (Preparation for the Primary FRCA), Aintree Hospital, 6 days 2005
  • Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma (FAST), Whiston Hospital Postgraduate Centre, 1 day 2005
  • Selective Course (Preparation for Primary FRCA), Liverpool Medical Institute, 6 days 2004
  • Fibreoptic Intubation and Bronchoscopy Course, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, 1 day 2004
  • Anaesthetic Trauma and Critical Care (ATACC), Widnes Fire Training Station, 3 days 2004
  • Moving the Critically Compromised (MOCC), Mersey Deanery Transfer Training Course, Aintree, 1 day 2003
  • ALERT Course, Acute Life-threatening Events Recognition and Treatment, Whiston Hospital, 1 day 2002
  • ‘Basic’ Trauma Life Support (BTLS) A trauma course incorporating pre-hospital training, complementing ATLS, Telford, Shropshire, 3 days 2002

Additional Useful Information

  • Clinical Adviser to Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) Child Health Events project, 2017
  • Software Developer for Endeavour Health Charitable Trust’s ‘Discovery’ Platform (Angular4/Java), 2017
  • Founder of NHSbuntu - an OS for the NHS (now renamed NHoS), 2017
  • Won the Rewired State & NHS England Obesity Data Prize for Clinical Calculator API, 2015
  • Ran the 3rd Annual Independent NHS Staff WiFi Survey, 2015
  • Clinical Software Usability Survey (with Digital Health Intelligence), 2015
  • Discourse Wrangler behind the UK UK CCIO and CIO Networks’ Discourse forums, 2015
  • NHS England / Rewired State Obesity Data Prize (1st) for GitHub - open-health-hub/clinical-calculation-api: presents a range of clinical calculations as a REST API, avoiding the need for the calculations to be implemented locally in applications, 2015
  • Founded Leigh Hackspace, 2014
  • 2nd Annual NHS Staff WiFi Survey (with Digital Health Intelligence), 2014
  • 1st Independent NHS Staff WiFi Survey - created and deployed to prove to senior NHS technology decision-makers that WiFi access for clinicians was not a solved problem, 2014

Regular invited speaker, event attendee / organiser: -

  • Rewired Health Developer Conference, organiser & speaker, London Olympia, March 2020
  • Interoperability Hackathon, Leeds, October 2019
  • NHS Hack Days - organiser of NHS Hack Day 15 Manchester July 2017 and Hack Day 11 (the first NHS hack day) 2015
  • EHI Live (invited speaker), Birmingham NEC, November 2016 and 2014
  • NHS Innovation Expo, Manchester Central, September 2016 and September 2015 (invited speaker – prize winner)
  • Digital Health Leadership Summit, Midlands, February 2016
  • CCIO Summer School (invited speaker), Leeds University, July 2016
  • NHS Healthcare Innovation Expo, 1 day, 2014
  • Primary Health Care Specialist Group of the British Computer Society, AGM and Conference, 2013 and 2012