Dr Matthew Fay

Dr Matthew Fay

Dr Matthew Fay is a general practitioner who joined Westcliffe Medical Practice in 1999. The Westcliffe Medical Practice has now developed in to the Westcliffe Group of practices and he has now been based at The Willows in Queensbury since 2014.

In 2001, Matthew established a GPwSI cardiology service in Bradford, which has expanded to provide direct access investigations and e-consultations. He was a member of the NICE AF Guideline Development Group and is a standing committee member of NICE Quality Standard Advisory Committee.

Matthew is currently a clinical advisor to the AF Association, STARS (the Syncope Trust), Arrhythmia Alliance and Anticoagulation Europe and is on the Expert Advisory Panel for the Stroke Association, the Faculty for Heart Valve Voice and a trustee of the AF Association and Thrombosis UK.

He has also been involved in the redesign of cardiovascular services with a focus on AF, dysrhythmia and moving services out of hospital for many years. He was the clinical lead of the redesign of the Bradford VTE services to make it completely community and NOAC based.

Previously, he worked in Bradford’s PCTs and CCG but is currently focused on forming a ‘Superpractice’ in Bradford, as the NHS remodels further.

As a father of four, he insists that he is first and foremost a family doctor, spending the majority of his time seeing people in the setting of general practice.