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Professor Partha Kar

Elected councillor

Professor Partha Kar is a consultant physician at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS University Trust.

He has been a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology for 15 years and continues to work in acute and community trusts in this specialty.

He is national specialty advisor for diabetes with NHS England and co-author of the diabetes GIRFT report, having led on widespread adoption of technology in Type 1 Diabetes. He also passionately believes in tackling issues of racial disparity in the medical workforce and recently authored an action plan on behalf of NHS England – working with the General Medical Council, British Medical Association and NHS Employers aiming to improve the inequalities, while also working to ensure fairer treatment of international medical graduates in the NHS.