Peter Kay is National Clinical Director for Musculoskeletal Services for NHS England.
He is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire and a former President of the British Orthopaedic Association (2011), British Hip Society (2008) and British Orthopaedics Trainees Association (1992).
Peter is also Honorary Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Manchester and Clinical Professor at the University Central Lancashire and currently serves on the Council of The Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He has produced research publications (scientific and popular) and presentations on orthopaedics and trauma, health service management, modernisation and medico-legal aspects of orthopaedics and trauma, clinical networks, integrated care, workforce development and specialist commissioning.
His clinical interests include hip and knee replacement surgery, revision joint replacement surgery for loosening and infection and knee arthroscopy, multidisciplinary approach to arthroplasty services.
Managerially he has been Director of Research, Clinical Director, Divisional Chairman for MSK (responsible for elective orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology) and Associate Medical Director in his own Trust (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS FT).
He has three years’ experience as a full Trust Board Member up to a successful Foundation Trust application and is the clinical lead for the Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital Alliance in the UK.
He has campaigned nationally and internationally for effective and equitable commissioning for musculoskeletal services across the whole of healthcare.