Lord Darzi is a former UK health minister and renowned surgeon. He was knighted for his services in medicine and surgery in 2002. In 2007 Professor Darzi was introduced to the United Kingdom’s House of Lords as Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham and appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health. He led a major review of the NHS in the form of the Next Stage Review with the subsequent publication of his report ‘High Quality Care For All’. He relinquished his ministerial position in July 2009 when he was appointed the United Kingdom’s Global Ambassador for Health and Life Sciences. Lord Darzi was appointed as a member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council in June 2009.
December 04, 2013