Professor Steve Field CBE

Honorary graduates 2014-15

Professor Steve Field CBE (DSc)

Saturday 17 January 2015 9:00am

Steve Field is Chief Inspector of General Practice at the Care Quality Commission and is also Chairman of the National Inclusion Health Board.

The National Inclusion Health Board focuses on improving the health care experiences of the most vulnerable in the community, such as the homeless, gypsies and travellers, sex workers and migrants. The Board ensures that such people are seen and heard, and that they have access to quality care.

In addition to these roles, Steve continues to practise as a GP at Bellevue Medical Centre (a large Academic Training Practice) in Birmingham.

Steve was NHS England’s Deputy National Medical Director and the Chairman of the NHS Future Forum. He presented its final reports to the full UK Cabinet in 2011, which led to key changes in the Bill which became the Health and Social Care Act. He then led the review of the NHS Constitution.

Between 2007 and 2010 Steve was Chairman of Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners. For the past 12 years he has been a Member of Faculty at the Harvard Macy Institute, Harvard University. He is a non-executive director of University College London Partners, and Honorary Professor at both the University of Birmingham and the University of Warwick.

Steve received a CBE for Services to Medicine in The Queen’s 2010 New Year’s Honours List.