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Matthew Keane

Nursing

Southend University Hospital



Having graduated in psychology with english studies from South Bank University in 1999, Matthew Keane worked in the private sector until 2006 when he began studying to join the nursing profession and trained at St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing in London. He has worked in the emergency care setting since 2009, and four of those were spent in a central London major trauma centre. he has been twice peer-review published in the United Kingdom and have undertaken a peer-review on behalf of New York State University. My main interests are traumatic injury, shock, fluid management and drug related attendances to the emergency department. Matthew spoke in June 2017 at the Targeted Temperature Monitoring Conference in Konstanz, Germany, on the importance of maintaining normothermia in shocked patients. Clinically he is an ALS & EPLS provider, has undertaken the trauma course at St George’s in Tooting and is competent at all the essential cluster skills required of an emergency nurse. He am one of the trainers in my current department, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, for arterial blood gas sampling and have taken a lead on young person drug and alcohol treatment. He is also one of the health and wellbeing champions within my department and passionate about compassion fatigue in emergency care. Matthew have been a student nurse mentor since 2010 and has a good track record of developing students and ensuring they have a positive experience in what can be a stressful clinical area.