National Clinical Director for Prescribing, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Tony is the first National Clinical Director for Prescribing for NHS England and NHS improvement. He is a GP based in Nottingham, Professor of Primary Health Care at the University of Nottingham, and an NIHR Senior Investigator. He has over 30 years’ experience of research and policy work in the field of prescribing and patient safety. He has led a number of studies investigating the frequency, nature and causes of medication problems in the NHS, and has developed and implemented several medication safety interventions, including the pharmacist-led PINCER intervention which has reduced hazardous prescribing in primary care.