Philip is Consultant Pharmacist in Antimicrobials at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, AMR Project Lead at NHS-Improvement and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds University.
He is a spokesman for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society on Antimicrobials, and for the charity Antibiotic-Action.
He was a member of the Dept of Health ARHAI Antimicrobial Stewardship Group that produced the original Start Smart then Focus Antimicrobial Stewardship Guidelines, and the HPA Primary Care Unit which helped produce the RCGP TARGET guidance on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care.
His research interests include Antimicrobial Stewardship, and led the first global hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship survey. He has been involved in AMS education and training across the world. In 2012, he won the GHP/GSK/UKCPA Clinical Leadership Award.