Managerial Experience:

  • RCPL (Royal College of Physicians, London) Leadership Accreditation (09/05/2017)
  • Managerial Courses Attended:
    • Masterclass: Key Leadership Skills, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (26/06/17)
    • Masterclass: Psychological Resilience, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (15/06/17)
    • Masterclass: Managing Change and Dealing with Unsolvable Problems, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (01/12/16)
    • Doctors as Leaders — Royal College of Physicians London Leadership Accreditation, Birmingham Research Park, Birmingham (04–05/05/16)
    • Masterclass: Negotiation and Influencing, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (27/01/16)
    • Masterclass: Project Management, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (21/09/15)
    • Job Planning Training, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (01/12/14)
    • Medical Appraisal: New Appraiser, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (09/09/14)
    • Masterclass: Having Difficult Conversations, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (22/05/14)
    • Masterclass: Policy Primer — Understanding the Wider NHS, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (15/11/13)
    • Supporting Trainees in Difficulty, Royal College of Physicians, London (13/02/13, Birmingham)
    • Masterclass: Time Management & Personal Effectiveness for Consultants, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (21/01/13)
    • Management Course for SpRs (PasTest), London (10–12/03/10)
    • Performing Under Pressure, Medical School, University of Birmingham (20/01/15)
  • Lead for GMC (General Medical Council) Educational Supervisor Accreditation — Assessing and certifying/accrediting consultant colleagues at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham, towards ‘Named Educational Supervisor’ status with the GMC (04/16–)
  • Course director and speaker: Train the Trainers Course for Consultants, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (2017–; Bi-monthly course for existing Consultants and as part of the Trust induction programme) [Topics: How do you become a supervisor; Adults as learners; Educational contract; Learning styles; Large vs small group teaching; Work-based assessments; Giving feedback; Managing trainees in difficulty]
  • Divisional Postgraduate Educational Lead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham (04/17–)
  • Diabetic Foot Lead (2010 to date) at University Hospitals Birmingham:
    • Set up an MDT clinic with a Vascular Surgeon and Podiatrists
    • Set up a weekly MDT ward round (and developed ties with several specialities to improve patient care)
    • Developed Trust guidelines
    • Developed diabetic foot clerking proforma for the Trust CDU clerking booklet
    • Chair sessions in relation to service development
    • Developed diabetic foot quality indicators for the Trust
    • Education talks to primary care colleagues, trainees and students to improve diabetic foot care
    • Taking patient care forward through the Trust ‘Patient Safety Group’
    • Principal investigator for national multi-centre diabetic research projects
    • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
    • Posters at national conferences
    • I maintain a very low amputation rate in conjunction with my Diabetic Foot MDT and have also brought a reduction in length of stay for inpatients through this service I have developed
  • Management and Leadership Course for Endocrine and Diabetes Specialist Registrars, Birmingham (04/07/17) [Organiser and speaker]
  • Midlands Diabetic Foot Course for Diabetes Specialist Registrars (StRs) [In association with ‘Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists’ (YDEF)], Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (06/12/16) [Organiser, chair and speaker of this first-of-its-kind course for StRs in the UK]
  • Consultant Appraiser
  • Audit Lead for Diabetes, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham (2016–)
  • Interview panel member: Consultant, SpR (Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes), CMT (Core Medical Trainees) and Trust grade (JSD — Junior Specialist Doctor)
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Representative at the Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC) for Consultant Physician posts in General (Internal) Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, and, Acute Medicine
  • Meetings Chaired:
    • Local Dialogue Meeting, Arden Hotel, Birmingham (19/04/18)
    • Obesity: Medical and Surgical Management, Birmingham (19/01/18)
    • Local Dialogue Meeting, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham (26/09/17)
    • Post-American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Update Meeting, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham (29/06/17)
    • Midlands Diabetic Foot Course for Diabetes Specialist Registrars (StRs) [In association with ‘Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists’ (YDEF)], Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (06/12/16)
    • Update on Diabetes: An Educational Meetings Programme, Hyatt Regency, Birmingham (11/05/16)
    • Several diabetic foot meetings at Trust level (2010 to date)
    • GP Education Days (2012 to date)
    • West Midlands Diabetes HbA1c Specialist Interest Group Meeting, Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Birmingham (29/09/11)
  • Conference Organising Committee member:
    • South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF) Annual Conference (2018)
  • Induction Talk to Junior Doctors and Specialist Registrars, Trust Induction, Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham (2017–)
  • Representing the Diabetes Department (University Hospitals Birmingham) at the regional Area Prescribing Committee for diabetes formulary discussions (2015–).
  • Member of ‘Medicines Management Expert Panel (MMEP)’ at UHB (2013 to date)
  • Member of the Specialist Training Committee that oversees the training of Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2013 to date)
  • Lead Educator for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (2014–)
  • Lead Educator for the Teaching Days for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2014–)
  • Chairing Regional Teaching Days for Specialist Registrars in Endocrinology and Diabetes in the West Midlands (2015–)
  • Educational Supervisor for speciality training Registrars and junior training doctors at UHB (2010 to date)
  • I organise 1–2 yearly ‘GP Update Days’ where I chair and also present talks and run workshops on diabetes
  • I have developed an Outlook Diabetes Activity calendar to organise clinic and leave management
  • I lead on the MRCP Part 2 PACES teaching programme
  • Regional SpR Diabetes and Endocrine Teaching Days organised in Oxford
  • Special Study Modules in Diabetes and Endocrinology designed in Oxford
  • Speciality Journal club rotas organised in Oxford
  • Organised patient education events, ‘Steroid Replacement Study Day’, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford (2010 and 2011)
  • On-call rotas organised
  • Clinic rotas designed
  • Journal club rotas organised
  • Standard Operational Procedures in thyroid disease designed for SpRs
  • Promotional activities for our speciality and my unit (Oxford Science Fair)
  • Researched and improved on the internet website of the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
  • Chaired Oxford SpR-Consultant STC meetings
  • Streamlined clinic rotas for SpRs in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Oxford
  • Lead on audit projects
  • Guidelines developed and implemented
  • Ran an Oxford’s Diabetes, Lipids, and Endocrine e-mail advice line for GPs to seek opinions and to reduce referrals to the Department
  • Prepared and presented at numerous MDT meetings of the department, e.g., Endocrine departmental, neurosurgical, pituitary radiotherapy, general endocrine radiology, neuroradiology, endocrine-surgical, and neuro-endocrine tumour meetings
  • Participation in Departmental and Ward management meetings
  • Organised and presented at Diabetic Foot Morbidity & Mortality Meetings, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
  • Volunteer for Diabetes UK’s Children’s Support Holiday 2009 at Frontier Centre, Northampton (15–22/08/09)
  • Organised Polio vaccination camps in Pakistan