Matthew joined Yeovil Hospital as chief operating officer for hospital services in January 2021.  He is also in the same role for  Somerset Foundation Trust, and was appointed when the Trust was formed in April 2020.  He is responsible for the day to day running of Yeovil Hospital, Musgrove Park Hospital and the community hospital service in Somerset.

Matthew has worked in the NHS in the south west since 1998.  He led medical and surgical services at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for over a decade, and was part of the management team as it became one of the country’s first foundation hospitals.