2008 Senior Partner - Canbury Medical Centre. Retired 2011
Other Hospital Experience: Locum duties
in Thoracic Surgery (Guy’s Hospital), Cardiology (Brompton Hospital), Paediatrics (Guy’s Hospital), Obstetrics
and Gynaecology (Guy’s Hospital)
Over thirty years of Epidemiological
and Primary care research in wide range of areas including: Allergy, Chest disease; Multi-phasic screening, Hypertension,
Deafness, Depression, Substance misuse, Rhinitis and Dermatology. Current interests include developing outcome tools. Health
credits to encourage patient participation. Helical Home streets- new designs for urban environments.
Non-medical research in Homeric geography.
See Odysseus Unbound.org Fund Raising
I have raised approximately £500,000 for research from a variety of source including LORS Regional grant,
Kingston Borough National Asthma Campaign and different pharmaceutical companies.
Specialist and advisory experience
Visiting consultant on allergic problems to the Kuwait Government 1972.
Since 1996 I have been a member of (RAG)
Resource Allocations Group - now renamed (ACRA) Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation This advises the Secretary of State
on how to allocate all government monies devoted to health.
As Chairman of the Association of Independent Multifunds and in other contexts I have had dealings with political
leaders of the BMA, RCN, RCGP, NAPCG & Alliance. I have also had a number of personal meetings with John Major, Stephen
Dorrell, Alan Milburn, Chris Smith, Peter Mandleson, Frank Dobson, Tessa Jowell, Baroness Jay, Ed Davey and a number of NHS
& Treasury Senior Civil servants.
Since 1970, postgraduate lecturing in respiratory and cardio-vascular diseases at the Brompton and elsewhere.
Tutor on fellowship course for research in general practice at Guys and St. Thomas’s. RCGP tutor. Trainer/registrar
course organiser since 1989.
Visiting lecturer to Dalhousie University,
Halifax, Nova Scotia (1975 and 1978). Presented paper on Screening at the International Congress of
Epidemiology Puerto Rico (1976).
“The once & future Hypertensive” Paper in Iceland (1977).
Keynote Speaker, North American Primary Care Research Group, Banff,
Critical Discussant at International Conference on Implementation of Preventative Services, Montreal, Canada (1987).
Member of the first British Epidemiological
Mission to China (1992).
1992 I gave lectures in Beijing,
Kunming, and Shanghai.
do health professionals want beyond 2000? 1997 Europe Blanche XVIII Madrid and again invited to XXI Helsinki
1999. Numerous one day presentation sessions in UK on a variety of subjects.
Helical Home Streets- Presentation to the Healthy Cities conference
RCP London 2002
Sporting and other activities
Qatar National Mixed Doubles Badminton Champion 1970.
Regular badminton player and occasional Tennis & Cricket player.
Sedentary interests include
History and Poetry & Computers.
The Drop-Out Problems and the Effectiveness of Population treatment of Raised Blood Pressure
(joint author) Pathophysiology and Management of Arterial Hypertension - Proceedings of a Conference in Copenhagen, 1975
Sahlgrenska, Goteborg, Sweden.
Valeur du Depistage Multiple en Practique Generale. (with C. de V.Florey) "Vers une Evaluation
des Risques" Proceedings Recontre Nationale des Medicins et Biologists des Centres d'Examans de Sante 1980 Lille, France.
Screening in Middle Age - Results and Implications of a Controlled Trial in British General Practice (joint author) Israeli
Journal of Medical Science 1981; 17: p.215-221
A comparison of the systemic effects of three inhaled corticosteroids on bone metabolism and hypothalamic
axis in patients with asthma. MF D’Souza, R. Eastell, I. Stevenson and P Barnes. Thorax
Substance Misuse Services inPrimary Heaith Care C.White, C Kouimtsidis/
MD’Souza, H Freeman, M Grau,V Saunders, T Toosey/ A Trompetas, M Wake, J Annan & H Ghodse* Drugs:
education, prevention and policy, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2002
Chapters of Books
Early Diagnosis and Multiphasic Screening (sole author) "Recent Advances in Community
Medicine" 1978 Ed. A.E.Bennett, Churchill Livingstone.
The Use of the Controlled Trial to Measure New Health Care Systems (sole author) "Measurement
of Levels of Health" 1978 W.H.O. I.E.A. book.
Screening for All - Excellence or Extravagance? (sole author) "Topics in Occupational
Health". 1979 John Wright.
How to ask the Questions (sole author) "Teaching in General Practice" 1981 Eds.
J.Cormack, M.Marinker and D.Morrell, Kluwer Medical.
The Case Against the Medical Check-up and Routine Screening (sole author) "Common Dilemmas
in Family Medicine" 1983 Ed. J.Fry, M.T.P.Press Ltd.
How Can I Prevent Disease or Disability? (sole author) "Epidemiology in General Practice"
1988 Ed. D.Morrell, Oxford Medical Press.
General Health Screening - an Assessment of its Value in Middle Age 1979 London University
Medicine in International Cooperation, Hodgkin Memorial Symposium Guy's 1967 M.E. Pembrey and M.F.
D'Souza, Joint Editors and Publishers.
An introduction to community medicine 1983 C. du V. Florey P. Burney M. D'Souza E. Scrivens and P.
West, Churchill Livingstone.
Editor, Guy's Hospital Gazette, 1965-66.
Epidemiology of Allergy in Kuwait (first author) Report
to Kuwait Government 1972.
Practical Problems in Long-Term Research (first author) Annual Report of the Social Medicine
and Health Services Research Unit, St.Thomas's Hospital 1973-74.
Measurement of Blood Pressure (first author) B.M.J. 1976; p.814-815.
The Distinction of Allergic Disorders and Atopy in the Community and Their Relationship to Total
Levels of Serum IgE Antibodies (first author) Supplement. American Review of Respiratory Diseases April 1977 (Abs).
(first author) J.Royal College of General Practitioners 1981; p.443.
Evaluation of Therapy for Hayfever (first author) Proceedings. International Congress of Allergy
and Clinical Immunology October 1982 (Abs).
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Clinical or Neurological Diagnosis (sole author) The Lancet 11th May