Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Stanford Hall, Loughborough and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Loughborough School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

   Dave is a military medical officer having fist completed Commando training with the Royal Marines, earning him the coveted Green Beret, before attending Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth. He deployed around the world in a number of remote environments before completing GP training in Hampshire.


   After several posts where he was responsible for the care and rehabilitation of injured Royal Marines Dave completed a PhD investigating the diagnosis, management and biomechanics of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) as well as a Master’s in Public Administration investigating the use of quality indicators in standardising and improving healthcare policy and clinical service delivery. This led to the publication of new diagnostic criteria for CECS and the production of a new clinical pathway and management standard in Defence healthcare.


   In 2014, Dave transferred  from the Royal Navy to the Army to complete specialist training in SEM and Rehabilitation Medicine before taking over his consultant post within the Complex Trauma Service at the newly built Stanford Hall in the East Midlands.

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