David Haslam (physician)

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Professor David Anthony Haslam CBE FRCP FRCGP FAcadMed (born 4 July 1949)[1] is a British medical doctor and administrator, the chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. He was formerly a general practitioner in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire.[2] He was president of the British Medical Association (2011-12), President (2006-9) and chair (2001-4) of the Royal College of General Practitioners, and vice chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.

He was said by the Health Service Journal to be the 30th most powerful person in the British National Health Service in December 2013.[3]

David Haslam was educated at the University of Birmingham (MB ChB, DObstRCOG, DFFP).[2] In 2014 he received an honorary doctorate from University of Birmingham.[4]

He was ranked (informally, as he was one of the judges) in the Health Service Journal's list of Clinical Leaders in 2015,[5] and later reckoned to be the 15th most influential person in the English NHS in 2015.[6]


  1. ^ ‘HASLAM, David Antony’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2013 ; online edn, Dec 2013 accessed 25 Jan 2014
  2. ^ a b "People of today: David Antony Haslam: biography". Debrett's. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "HSJ100 2013 The annual list of the most influential people in health". Health Service Journal. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Medical and Dental Sciences: Our Alumni: Honorary Graduates". University of Birmingham. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "HSJ Clinical Leaders 2015". Health Service Journal. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "HSJ100 2015". Health Service Journal. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 

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