Dr David Vickers

Medical Director & Consultant Paediatrician

David is a Consultant Paediatrician and Medical Director with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust. He also works as Medical Director of East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

His clinical work has included disability and child safeguarding but currently he focuses on paediatric palliative care, post covid syndrome and ME/CFS. He has a Diploma in Palliative Medicine.

David was Chair of the NICE Guidelines Development Group that produced "End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management" (NG61) in 2016. David has also been a Trustee of Together for Short Lives. He has served as Registrar, Treasurer and Trustee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and also provides independent clinical advice to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

Appointed: December 2022