Dr Jon Martin
Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Jon Martin is a palliative care consultant who mostly works at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is chair of the Association for Palliative Medicine neurology special interest forum.
His clinical interests include advance care planning in neurology and the application of philosophy, ethics and law to neuropalliative care, particularly as these relate to decision making in critical care.
He has a Master of Laws degree in healthcare ethics and law and was on the Ministry of Justice working party that wrote the re-drafted Code of Practice for the Mental Capacity Act. He recently co-wrote chapters on complex decision making and on palliative care for the third edition of the Queen Square Textbook of Neurology and is a member of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust clinical ethics committee.