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Dr Rizwan Ahmed FRCP

Dr Rizwan Ahmed is a Consultant Respiratory and General Medical Physician working at the Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust since 2012. He qualified in 2003 and completed initial training in the Northwest and Yorkshire ……

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Mr Robert Armstrong

Robert began his career as a Telecommunications Engineer working for Post Office Telecommunications. He followed a number of career moves and became a Senior manager with expertise in business process and organisational development…

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Dr Sanjay Arya

Dr Arya is a Consultant Cardiologist providing comprehensive cardiac service. His areas of interest are coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmia, syncope and cardiac assessment for non-cardiac surgery and Professional footballers…

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Dr Hannah Baird

Hannah is a Trainee in Emergency Medicine in the North West. She is also undertaking a 2 year Improvement Science Fellowship at Haelo alongside her clinical training. She has undertaken several QI projects including setting…

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Dr Harni S Bharaj

Dr Harni S Bharaj was appointed as a Consultant in Diabetes and General Medicine at the Royal Bolton Hospital in 1996. Since then I have been the lead for diabetes in minority ethnic groups, young people and the insulin pump service..

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Professor Rob Campbell

Professor Campbell worked for many years in higher education, specializing latterly in research management and governance and quality assurance and enhancement. He retired in 2015 after five years as Pro Vice Chancellor…

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Mrs Lisa Cottrell

Lisa Cottrell qualified as a nurse over 23 years ago. During this time she developed a broad range of clinical experience and specialist knowledge in relation to the care of older people and palliative care…

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Professor Romesh Gupta

Professor Romesh Gupta, until retirement, worked for nearly three decades as consultant physician at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where he led the stroke services and served as a governor…

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Dr Benedict Hughes

Originally from Blackburn, Benedict was a pupil at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School
before moving to Yorkshire for University.

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Dr Shah Khan

Shah Khan was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, in 2003. He has completed Fellowship in Musculoskeletal imaging and treatment at the world renowned Leiden University Medical Centre…

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Mr Shyam Kumar

Kumar is currently serving as consultant orthopaedic surgeon with University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. After training at the Mersey Deanery and under the Welsh Orthopaedic training schemes, Kumar became a fellow of…

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Professor Chris McWilliam

Prof Chris McWilliam has over 30 years experience as an Academic Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry in the NHS in the UK, specialising in Hospital and Community Based Multi Disciplinary Service Provision for Elderly Mentally Ill patients…

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Dr Lakhveer Manku

Dr Lakhveer Manku is Consultant in Geriatric and Acute Medicine at Fairfield General Hospital which is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA). She qualified from the University of Manchester in 2001 and underwent her training in the North West. Whilst working as a junior doctor she became passionate about Older People’s Medicine and care.

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Shiraaz Mizan (Volunteer)

Shiraaz is currently studying wanting to get into elderly medicine. He is actively involved with volunteering within local community to do his bit to improve and raise quality and safety of ageing population. He is committed that older people are treated with dignity, compassion and respect.

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Mr David A Peat

Retired after 40 years public service;13 years Local Government,27years NHS in 2010. Consultant to DoH ,NHS and relevant private sector from 2010/2016. Recently Non Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee of North West…

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Dr Nick Roberts

After growing up in Hertfordshire Dr Nick Roberts graduated from Manchester Medical School in 1981. After a period of research at Manchester University he trained in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine in the North West of England…

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Dr Smriti Saraf

Dr Smriti Saraf completed her MRCP in 2006 and entered into a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) Research programme at the University of Hertfordshire…

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Mr Chelliah R Selvasekar

My interest is in clinical outcomes following colorectal surgery. As we have patients with advancing age presenting for surgery, I am interested in patient related outcomes and also as a team what we are able to offer towards…

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Mr Gurpreet Singh

Mr. Singh completed his undergraduate education from New-Delhi India and did his Post-graduate training in Urology with a sub-specialist interest in Neuro-urology, in Sheffield. He was appointed a consultant at Southport DGH…

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Professor Iqbal Singh OBE

Professor Singh continues to be a major contributor to healthcare and medical regulation in the UK. An experienced clinician specialising in care of the elderly, pioneer in ethnic health and diversity, combined with board level GMC and Healthcare Commission…

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Mrs Stephanie Singh

Stephanie Singh is a founder member of the Centre of Excellence for Safety in Older People’s Care (CESOP) and is working towards the training and education of the workforce within the social care sectors on issues around professionalism and attitudes and behaviours…

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Dr Arturo Vilches-Moraga

After graduating from Woodbury high school in 1987 (New Jersey, US) and obtaining his medical degree (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1993), Dr. Vilches-Moraga held training posts within the Northwest deanery which lead to the award of a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in…

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Dr Emma Vardy

Dr Emma Vardy is a Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical dementia and delirium lead at Salford Royal NHS foundation trust and was awarded Doctor of the Year in 2017…