Tom has worked in the substance misuse sector as an alcohol liaison nurse at St. Thomas' Hospital, a research nurse in a community drug & alcohol service, and as a specialist liaison nurse at an inpatient detox unit overseeing the complex care pathway for clients with complex comorbidity. He is the Service Lead for the Alcohol Care Team at King's College Hospital. He is a non-medical prescriber and the editor of the SMMGP clinical update. 

Interesting fact about Tom: He ran a comedy theatre company for 5 years, performing at a variety of venues and festivals across the UK.