Appointed: April 2018
Qualifications: BSc, MBChB, MD, FRCOG, FFMLM; Honorary Fellowships: FRCPE (Edinburgh), FRCPI (Ireland), FACOG (USA), FSOGC (Canada), FGSOG (Germany).
David was a Consultant Gynaecologist at Liverpool Women’s Hospital and Honorary Lecturer at Liverpool University (1991-2017) and the Medical Director of the Trust from 1993 to 2010. He was involved with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) for 20 years culminating in becoming its Vice President (Clinical Quality) in 2010 and then President of the College from 2013-2016. He was a member of the Better Births report team in 2016 and then the Maternity Transformation Board in 2017. Through his Royal College positions, he has held several national and international roles, including Vice Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. He retired from clinical practice at Liverpool Women’s in July 2017. David is currently the South West Ambassador for Getting It Right First Time, a national quality improvement programme with NHSI, and National Clinical Lead for Gynaecology.