About me

Dean was co-founder of OnExamination.com which was acquired by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Group where he now works. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

At BMJ Group he enjoys developing new business and working with external collaborators. He supports the Qualifications team at BMJ Learning developing distance learning, masters-level programmes. The Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes, is validated by University of Leicester and was the Silver winner Best Online Distance Learning Programme at the 2013 e-learning awards. He advises and leads negotiation on the development of other distance learning diploma / MSc courses.

He was the founding Editor and is now "Editor-at-large" of the online journal BMJ Case Reports (casereports.bmj.com) that won the award of Best New Journal 2010 at the ALPSP.

Also at BMJ he has worked with BMJ Informatica and helped expand the specialty portals on BMJ.com. He continues as a consultant for onExamination.com which based in Cardiff.

He has written a popular ECG textbook (ECGs by Example, Churchill Livingstone), several MRCP handbooks and maintains the 12-lead ECG library (ecglibrary.com).

Previously a Consultant Physician at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, he has also worked on the Consensus Guidelines for Diabetes Mellitus across Wales (Designed for the Management of Adults with Diabetes Mellitus across Wales: Consensus Guidelines. 2008) as chair of the sub-group for Standard 4 (Clinical Care of Adults with Diabetes. In Bridgend he was chair of the LDSAG.

He recently undertook clinical work at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust as an Honorary Consultant and also voluntary work for a charity in Kitale, Kenya (web: mercytrust.org, facebook: Mercy Rescue Trust). He is the current chair of Grampound with Creed Parish Council.