He is a member of the Appeals Board of the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority, a Magistrate in the Adult and Family Courts in Thames Valley and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing.
Chris is Vice Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance and Performance Committee, Quality Committee and Remuneration and Appointments Committee.
Sir Muir establishing and then was Director of the UK National Screening Committee, he founded the National Library for Health, and was the Director of Clinical Knowledge, Process, and Safety for the NHS (England) National Programme for IT, serving as the Director of the National Knowledge Service. He was the first person to hold the post of Chief Knowledge Officer of the NHS (England). Together with Sir Iain Chalmers, Muir was instrumental in establishing the Cochrane Collaboration.
Sir Muir works in the Value Based Healthcare theme within the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, and is a Visiting Professor in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford. He received the CBE in 2000 and was knighted in 2005 for services to the National Health Service.
Sir Muir is founder and director of Better Value Healthcare, a company which promotes the practice of value-based healthcare for individuals and organisations in the healthcare sector. BVHC creates and disseminates training materials, delivers training courses, and engages in consultancy to help the key players in healthcare understand and increase value in their services.