Dr Matthew Grundy-Bowers
Fellow to the board
Matthew Grundy-Bowers PhD MSc PGCertSH PGCertHE PGAMedEd BSc (Hons) RN(T) ALNP FRCN FRT FHEA
Matthew has worked in HIV/Sexual Health since 1994, and was one of the first nurse practitioners in sexual health in 1997. He was appointed to consultant nurse (HIV/Integrated Sexual Health) at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust since 2005, Trust Lead for Advancing Practice since 2018, and is Visiting Professor of HIV and Integrated Sexual Health at University of Greenwich since September 2021. In 2020 he was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the RCN for his contribution to HIV/Sexual Health, advanced clinical practice, and interdisciplinary education.
Matthew is a former National Institute for Health Research Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship, which he successfully completed in 2014. He has a national and international publication and presentation portfolio, with 20 peer reviewed publications. He continues to be actively involved with research participating in various national and international research studies, and supports and supervises nurses and other healthcare practitioners undertaking imperial studies. He sits on various local, Trust wide, and national research committees, and contributed to the NHIVNA HIV-nursing research strategy.
Matthew is passionate about education and is a recorded teacher status with the NMC, and fellow of the Higher Education Academy. As both a Faculty Registered Trainer and Named Clinical Trainer he is the local training lead for doctors and nurses undertaking the BASHH/STIF competencies, NHIVNA/STIF HIV competencies (which he helped developed) and the Faculty Diploma and Letters of Competence (Subdermal Implants and Intrauterine Contraception).
Matthew has a strong national leadership profile in HIV/Sexual Health, he is currently a Fellow to the BASHH board, having just stood down as chair of the STI Foundation Committee and previously was a member of the NHIVNA executive. He is actively involved with various Advanced Practice projects with Health Education England and is currently leading the joint project between BASHH, FSRH and NHIVNA to develop a curriculum (which was launched in 2019) and credentialing for ACPs in Integrated Sexual Health and HIV.Back to the list of BASHH Board Members