Dr Akram Khan 

Clinical chair

Akram trained in Sheffield and took on house jobs in Worksop and Halifax followed by a stint in casualty in Barnsley. He spent 18 months in a general medicine hospital career before he decided to go into primary care, joining the Bradford GP training scheme. He spent six months as a locum and then settled into his current practice, Avicenna Medical Practice, which has since consolidated from three sites to one inner city site. He was secretary of the small practices’ association – made up of 47 practices – and was then elected to Bradford City Teaching Primary Care Trust (tPCT) where he was health improvement and inequalities lead and also focused on clinical staff training and research governance.

He is active in the voluntary sector, with a focus on education, community development, and race equality. He also has interests in international health development, especially in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.