Independent Member and Member of the Audit Committee

Dr Harnovdeep Singh Bharaj is a Consultant Physician in General Medecine, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and was formerly a clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester.  Dr Bharaj pioneered the role of lay educator and diabetes support nurses for South Asians and developed a twilight multidisciplinary clinic for young people with diabetes and a nurse led diabetes clinic; both initiatives improved access and reduced inequalities in health care delivery.

Dr Bharaj is a Member of the Greater Manchester Structured Patient Education Steering Group; a Member of the Diabetes UK Community Education Insight Advisory Group, and Chair of the North West Youth Diabetes Steering Group.