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PCCS Council News

We are pleased to announce that Dr Raj Thakkar will be joining Council as our CKD representative. Raj’s varied roles have included working as a GP partner since 2004, Clinical Commissioning Director for Bucks CCG in planned care, Cardiac Lead for Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network, primary care cardiology lead for the Oxford Academic Health Science Network and atrial fibrillation champion for NHSIQ Thames Valley. He is also a member of the NHSE/I expert group for heart failure and valve disease and is currently the national primary care workstream co-lead for the Cardiac Pathways Improve Programme.

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The Physician Associate Role: 

As our newest Observer Member, Paul Gilbert, joins us we shine the spotlight on the role of the Physicians Associate, a role that provides support for doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. Next month, in our second part, we speak to our 2,000th member, Lisa Brand, about her perspective of this new role. This month we caught up with Paul to discover how he came to the job, what he does and how he feels the PCCS supports him and other Physician Associates.

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