David Webb is the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England. He is Head of the Pharmacy Professions in England and the principal advisor on pharmacy and medicines use in the NHS, which includes supporting the Department of Health and Social Care.
David started this role in February 2022, having previously been Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London.
He registered as a pharmacist in 1986 and has been the regional chief pharmacist for London, director of regional specialist pharmacy services for London, East and Southeast England, and also led the review of specialist pharmacy services for England in 2014.
David has held a number of academic appointments at University College London’s School of Pharmacy, including that of visiting professor, and is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.