Dr Matthew Hodson is currently the Chief Nurse at Virgin Care, he is current responsibility for the professional standards, quality and leadership for nursing across the organisation. He previously managed an award winning integrated respiratory team covering all aspects of long term disease management.
Matthew completed his MSc in nursing at City University and completed his Professional Doctorate in Nursing, supporting the development of a COPD PREM-9. His main interests are research, professional & advanced nursing practice along with his continued respiratory interest in COPD care, patient experience, education and advanced disease management in primary care. Matthew has had a number of specialist roles across both primary and secondary care. Matthew was also a Council member of the Royal College of Nursing. He was named RCN Nurse of the Year in 2013. Matthew recently completed the Nye Bevan leadership programme for inspiring directors and received an MBE in 2015.