28 March 1941.
Uppingham School, Rutland.
St Thomas' Hospital medical school (BSc, 1962; MB BS, 1965; MD, 1973).
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1977.
Fellow College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 1987.
House officer, St Thomas' Hospital.
Lecturer, St Thomas' Hospital medical school, 1967-71.
Senior registrar in clinical pharmacology, Hammersmith Hospital, 1971- 72.
Visiting resident fellow, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972-73.
Professor of clinical pharmacology, Newcastle University.
Consultant clinical pharmacologist, Freeman Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary trust.
Director, World Health Organisation collaborating centre for drug policy and drug safety research.
Co-ordinator, European Pharmacovigilance Research Group.