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David Webb

David Webb, who first registered as a pharmacist in 1986, has been appointed as Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England. Prior to his appointment, David was Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) and joint chair of the South East London (SEL) Pharmacy Leadership Team.

Key achievements include: a plan for new ways of working and a systems perspective on overprescribing, medicines safety and antimicrobial stewardship; the COVID-19 vaccine programme; a system-wide palliative care medicines service; a community pharmacy vaccine champions scheme; and new pilot initiatives including referral from hospital to community pharmacy for stop smoking services.

David has a keen interest in educational reform and the development of practice and is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

David Webb, who first registered as a pharmacist in 1986, has been appointed as Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England. Prior to his appointment, David was Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) and joint chair of the South East London (SEL) Pharmacy Leadership Team.

Key achievements include: a plan for new ways of working and a systems perspective on overprescribing, medicines safety and antimicrobial stewardship; the COVID-19 vaccine programme; a system-wide palliative care medicines service; a community pharmacy vaccine champions scheme; and new pilot initiatives including referral from hospital to community pharmacy for stop smoking services.

David has a keen interest in educational reform and the development of practice and is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.