Stephen has been a practising GP in South East London since 1995 and has been Medical Director of the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS) since 2007. He provides clinical leadership to the e-RS team and also to the National Information Board (NIB).
Stephen sits on the e-RS Programme Delivery Board and the National Electronic Referral Advisory Board. Stephen also works closely with NHS Digital's Business Change and Implementation team to improve the referral experience.
He has demonstrated systems to government ministers and regularly contributes to parliamentary briefings and ministerial questions/submissions. Stephen is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a Liveryman in the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries and a Freeman of the City of London.