Newcastle Laboratories

Matthew Weir

Matt Weir

Blood sciences, Laboratory Medicine Management Team

Point of Care Testing Manager

Point of Care Testing Manager

Qualifications:  MSc Biomedical Sciences

Matthew started his career within the Biochemistry department (now part of Blood Sciences) at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a Biomedical Scientist in 2008, before joining the Bone Marrow Transplant department as Quality Manager in 2013. Re-joining Blood Sciences as the Point of Care Testing Manager in 2015 provided an opportunity to pursue his interest in analytical investigations in areas distinct from the conventional laboratory.

He is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council and an active Panel Member for their ‘Fitness to Practice’ hearings, as well as being part of the regional Point of Care Testing Action Learning Set.