Qualified MBBS from Guy's Hospital Medical School in 1960.
Was a house officer in Paediatric Medicine and Surgery and Obstetrics, Guy's Hospital 1960-1962.
Intern at the American Hospital in Paris 1963.
Occupied junior paediatric and neonatal posts at Hammersmith Hospital and Great Ormond Street 1964-1970.
Completed his MRCP in 1963 and was elected FRCP in 1976.
Appointed Consultant Paediatrician at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital in 1970.
Consultant Paediatrician at St. Charles and St. Mary's Hospital from 1970-1992.
Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School from 1992-1995.
From 1995, Professor of Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine at the University of London, now at Imperial College School of Medicine.
Honorary Secretary, British Paediatric Association 1979-1984.
Editor-in-Chief of Early Human Development.
James Spence Medal, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 1999.
Has publications in general and neonatal paediatrics.
Dr Harvey has particular interest in neonatal meningitis.