This newly-created role will see Dr Martin also join the board of the country’s busiest ambulance service.
He will provide professional development and guidance to paramedics and other clinical staff. His brief will also help further improve standards of patient care.
Dr Martin, is a registered and practising paramedic and currently a director at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. He is also President of the College of Paramedics. He takes up his post on 1 March 2021.
The role brings together for the first time responsibility for both clinical quality at the Trust and for ensuring paramedics and ambulance clinicians have access to world-class training, education and professional development. The board-level position was created following the decision of Chief Quality Officer Dr Trisha Bain to retire at the end of February.