Martin Brown RGN BSc (Hons)
Martin qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1986 and has since gained further qualifications as a Specialist Community Health Practitioner, and Independent Non-medical Prescriber.
Martin has completed training in Care of the Dying Patient and Family, Care of Persons with AIDS and HIV, and Nursing Assessment of Patients, alongside advanced courses in Symptom Management (Oxford) and Communication Skills (Manchester).
He then went on to complete a BSc(Hons) in Health Studies at Wolverhampton University in 1995, followed by a Postgraduate module in Palliative Care at Warwick University.
Martin’s early cancer nursing experience helped him to develop a hospice style approach to the care of terminally ill patients in hospital, which included educating and developing the skills of the multi-professional teams involved.
Further to this, Martin worked for 3 years as Marie Curie Nurse, after which he was appointed in 1992 as Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist, a role he has continued to fulfil both in community and in hospital, assessing patients, their needs and the needs of their carers.
Martin has recently completed the APIL Legal Training for Medical Expert Witnesses.
Martin’s interest in the psychological needs of patients led to him train as a counsellor at The University of Birmingham and he is registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, spending his spare time volunteering as a counsellor for a local charity, of which he is also a trustee.
Martin has been awarded the Cardiff University Bond Solon Certificate (Civil) for Expert Witnesses. This includes the following elements:
Civil or Family or Criminal Law and procedure (2023)
Excellence in Report Writing (2021)
Courtroom Skills (2022)
Cross Examination day (2023)