Martin has worked in the field of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for 25 years. He has Masters Degrees in both Public Health and Clinical Research. He is also a visiting Clinical Fellow at the Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London and a conjoint Fellow at the University of Newcastle (NSW). Martin has been involved with many government initiatives, IPC groups and advisory boards including the Department of Health (England) Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infection (ARHAI) and is a past president of the UK Infection Prevention Society. In 2021 and 2022 he returned to work in the NHS as an infection prevention lead at the NHS London Nightingale Hospital constructed inside an exhibition centre.

Waterless bathing provides a safe and cost effective alternative to the traditional bed bathing approach of using soap, water, washcloths and towels, replacing them with products such as wipes or cloths developed for an entire body wash.