Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1982.
With Whickham Health Centre, Gateshead, 1986—1994. Medical advisor Norfolk Health authority, Norwich, 1994—1996. Medical director National Prescribing Centre, Liverpool, 1997—2000.
Medicines policy advisor University College London Hospital Trust, London, 2000—2001. Clinical author Sowerby Centre for Health Information, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2002—2003. Senior lecturer, medicines management Keele (England) University, since 2003.
Honorary senior lecturer University College London, since 2001.
Married Teresa E. O'Loughlin, December 10, 1982. Children: Laura, Matthew.