Intended for healthcare professionals

Observations BMJ Confidential

Sally Davies: Silk, noir, and diplomacy

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 20 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1201
Duncan Smith


Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, will become master of Trinity College Cambridge in October,1 the first woman to hold the post in the college’s 473 year history. She trained at Manchester and specialised in haematology, becoming a consultant at Central Middlesex Hospital in London in 1985. She won her spurs in Whitehall when as director general of research and development at the Department of Health she …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription