Head of Pathology, NHS England and NHS Improvement
David is recognised as being one of the 100 powerful advocates for pathology in the global community by the Pathologist magazine in 2018, 2019 and 2020. David is leading the NHS England and Improvement Pathology consolidation programme, seeking to deliver efficient, high quality pathology services across England. 3 years on Pathology services are embracing this considerable change at a pace not previously seen, with pathology service reconfiguring as proposed on track, with Industry reconfiguring likewise to match the new models of delivery.
David is currently leading the NHS England`s laboratory response to COVID-19, managing technology deployment, capacity, funding and workforce ensuring that all capacity requirements are met. Advising ministers and providing policy and strategic direction.
In recognition of this work and the work in transforming England’s pathology services the Royal College of Pathologists awarded David Honorary fellowship of the college in 2020.