Dr Paul Meredith
Data Manager and Analyst
Paul graduated in computer science from Warwick University and quickly specialised in database work. He moved to Portsmouth Hospitals Trust in 1994 as a database developer and later as a systems interface developer. Paul moved into healthcare research assessing the use, impact and benefits of the Vitalpac patient observation and assessment system, the product of a collaboration between the Trust and a UK company. This evolved into the Clinical Outcomes Research Group which conducts retrospective observational studies into clinical outcomes. Paul has a masters degree in knowledge bases and information systems from Birkbeck College London, a diploma in statistics and a PhD funded by IBM into new generation database systems.