Professor Iqbal Singh Appointed to Health Honours Committee

Professor Singh has recently been appointed to the Health Honours Committee, which advises on nominations for honours in the New Year and Birthday Honours lists, for a period of three years in the first instance.

He is Chair of the global Centre of Excellence in Safety for Older People (CESOP) and has been a leading contributor to healthcare and medical regulation, as founder-commissioner of the HealthCare Commission and was a council member of the GMC.

He is a member of the National Platinum Awards Committee and medical Vice Chair of the Advisory Committee for Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) North West and led the way for stakeholder engagement.

He is also Chair of the GMC BME Doctors’ Forum and a member of the Clare Marx Review Working Group.

Dr Ramesh Mehta, President of BAPIO said “We are very proud of Iqbal’s achievements. He has made huge contributions to the career progression of BME doctors. I have no doubt that he will promote honours for many deserving BME health care workers. He is a role model for our members”.

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