Chief Medical Officer
Dan studied medicine in London and graduated with distinctions in surgery and medicine before moving to the south coast to complete his postgraduate specialty training in general and geriatric medicine. He took time out of clinical training when he was awarded and NIHR fellowship to undertake a PhD where he studied the role of the immune system in accelerating age related processes and, separately, was also able to spend some time working in a field hospital on the Thai-Myanmar boarder.
Since qualification he has been appointed as a consultant geriatrician in Southampton which has seen him work across both community and hospital settings. Currently Dan works clinically in the Older Persons assessment within the Emergency Department at University Hospital Southampton and runs a weekly syncope clinic.
Dan has had a number of management roles within healthcare which has included leading the UHS department of medicine for older people where the team were awarded BMJ Older Persons Team of the Year and also the department of emergency medicine. Dan has also had system wide roles in patient flow and worked as a clinical leader within the Solent Adults Southampton service line. In addition to his duties as CMO for Solent, Dan will also provide leadership to UHS via his role as associate medical director for integrated care and thereby step across community and acute organisations which is aligned with his values of partnership working to provide high quality care in the most appropriate settings.