Oberoi Consulting is delighted to announce the appointment of a Medical Director to drive forward the company’s range of population health tools and clinical support services to the NHS and pharmaceutical industry.
Prior to joining Oberoi Consulting Professor Ahmet Fuat worked as a GP in the same practice in Darlington for 37 years. He was Darlington PCN CVD and Research Lead, and in 2001 set up the UK’s first one stop diagnostic clinic for suspected heart failure, then pioneered and ran an integrated heart failure service across primary and secondary care for 20 years.
His PhD by research in heart failure diagnosis and management including work on natriuretic peptides generated several publications that have informed national and international guidelines and led to the award of an Honorary Professorial Chair at Durham University.
He has also held various national roles including President of the new Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) which he was instrumental in reforming, an advisor to NHSE in CVD, and remains education and research lead for PCCS, AHSN North East and North Cumbria (NENC)primary care heart failure and lipid leads, and continues as a GP research engagement lead for NENC CRN. He will shortly take up a post as Honorary Consultant lipidologist/GPSI for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Fuat worked with Oberoi Consulting as a client for many years and has first- hand user experience of Oberoi’s primary care population health tools that support the NHS to identify and optimise treatment for patients.
Professor Fuat will provide clinical supervision and mentorship to Oberoi’s growing team of clinicians who are working with an increasing number of GP surgeries across the UK. The company is actively recruiting more health professionals to deliver clinical support services.
Professor Fuat said: “I have seen first-hand the benefits to patient care of Oberoi Consulting’s work and am excited to join the team to help develop the scope of the work in the future.
Oberoi’s work not only improves outcomes for patients but also supports an already over-stretched NHS workforce. By working together, we can improve decision making, enhance accountability and increase productivity in health care settings.“
Kavita Oberoi OBE is the founder and managing director of Oberoi Consulting she added:
“The growth of our population health tools and health professional teams is crucial to help stratify patients of highest risk and build capacity in the NHS to improve outcomes for patients.
Professor Fuat’s experience and expertise will be extremely valuable moving forwards. He knows how we work and our commitment to excellence and will be an incredible asset to the management team.“