Huw trained in London at St Marys Paddington and initially worked in respiratory medicine before moving to critical care then helping set up the acute care team in Plymouth. He joined the Plymouth thrombosis team in 2009 when it became an exemplar centre.
He became a nurse consultant in 2016 with responsibility for investigating hospital acquired VTE giving real time feedback to clinicians. He completed his MSc with a dissertation on VTE in cardiac surgery comparing emergency with elective patients and has published many articles on VTE outcome data. He is the UK representative for the "All China nursing VTE alliance" and was appointed the hospital VTE lead and chair of the thrombosis committee in 2020.