Dr Minesh Patel, NAPC Chair
Karen Acott, NAPC Non-Executive Director
Julie Bolus, NAPC Non-Executive Director
Dr Farzana Hussain, NAPC Non-Executive Director
Farzana Hussain lives and works in Newham, East London. She has been a GP for 18 years. She loves being a mum of two teens which keeps her on her toes. She is a single handed GP at the Project Surgery and is involved in medical education. She has trained in quality improvement and is a local champion. In the past 3 years she has taken on various leadership roles in the local GP community and sits on the local medical committee and is a board director on Newham’s GP federation. She is a council member of the NAPC and recently been appointed as a clinical director for her primary care network.
Ashok ‘Ash’ Soni OBE, NAPC Non-Executive Director
Ash Soni OBE is the Vice President of the International Pharmacy Federation (FIP). He is Assembly and English Pharmacy Board Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and was previously RPS President. He was a board member of Health Education South London from 2013-2015 and as a member of the NHS Future Forum’s clinical advice and leadership work stream, he was tasked with reviewing the Health and Social Care Bill. In the second phase of the Forum, he jointly led the workstream on ‘The NHS’s Role in the Public’s Health’. Ash has been part of an expert advisory board reviewing the NHS constitution. In 2016 he was appointed visiting professor at Huddersfield University.