David Stewart

Regional Director of Health Libraries North West


David Stewart is Director of Health Libraries North – leading the strategic development, co-ordination and monitoring of all NHS library and knowledge services across the North of England. David is a CILIP Trustee and Board member and founder of both the CHILL and HEALER networks. He is part of the strategic NHS library leads group that is delivering Knowledge for Healthcare, Health Education England’s framework for service development.


Previous posts include Director of Information Services at the Royal Society of Medicine and Deputy Director of Health Libraries in Oxford Region. David has a first degree in medieval & modern history from Birmingham University, qualified as a librarian in 1981 at Birmingham Polytechnic and obtained his CILIP Fellowship in 2012.