Date of death: 10 April 2010
Year James Spence Medal awarded: 1999
Professor Harvey qualified from Guy’s Hospital before becoming Consultant in neonatal medicine at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea hospital and later Professor of Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine, and Head of Paediatrics at Imperial College London. He was paediatrician at the confinements of HRH Princess Anne and HRH the Princess of Wales.
Professor Harvey was Honorary Secretary of the BPA, the director of the Terrence Higgins Trust and involved with setting up GLADD (the Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists).