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Sujala Kalipershad is a Surgical Registrar interested in healthcare leadership. She is completing her Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme dissertation (Leadership Academy), culminating in a masters from the University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester. She was a Medical Leadership Fellow, Co-chair and Specialty Lead for Surgery in the Junior Doctors Leaders Group (North Manchester General Hospital) and is a British Medical Association (BMA) representative and a BMA Committee of Medical Managers (CMM) visiting member.
Jonathan Osborn is the BMA CMM's Deputy Chair (Primary Care), GP Partner and primary care network Clinical Director. He is a member of Council of the College of Medicine and the Standing Committee for Governance and Representation of Faculty of Clinical Informatics (and fellow). He has chaired the Royal College of General Practitioners’ Primary Care Market Assessment Service, is a ‘Guru’ in the BioExpert Network and was a Business Development Panellist at SETsquared. He holds a medical MBA, has been a Medical Director, clinical commissioning group (CCG) board member and Chief Clinical Information Officer for two CCGs. He is a Non-executive Director of a medical provider company and director of two companies. He has worked within the Institute of Directors (Deputy Chair, Chartered Director working group), is a Chartered Director and an Assessor.
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COVID-19 has had a huge impact on daily life and has led to massive challenges for healthcare systems. Things are tough at present with a significant impact, not only on all healthcare professionals and key workers but also equally on patients and members of the public. It is paramount …
Author note Date of Interview: 11 January 2021.
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