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Experts - Cllr Dr Neeraj Patil

Date of Birth- -Born in Gulbarga -Karnataka

Educated in Gulbarga at St Josephs convent, Nutan Vidhayala and S.B College, Gulbarga( State of Karnataka)

Completed MBBS in 1991 from M.R Medical College, Gulbarga( Karnataka)

Migrated to Britain in 1994 and Passed the UK qualifying PLAB test in 1995

Lived in East London from 1994 to 1997- Worked at King George Hospital in Essex

Joined Labour movement in 1997, impressed by Tony Blair

Passed FRCS in Accident and Emergency medicine from Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999

Passed MRCS in Accident and Emergency medicine from Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000

Lived in London since 1994-(Except 1998-2000, lived in Manchester)

Elected as Bishops Ward Secretary of Labour party in 2003

Appointed as a Specialist Registrar in Accident and Emergency at St Thomas Hospital London in
2001- Trained in South London as a Specialist Registrar at St Thomas, St Georges and University hospital Lewisham.

Selected by Lambeth Labour party as a Council candidate to be a Labour party nominee

Completed Accident and Emergency Specialist Training in 2006 and was appointed as Consultant in 2006

Elected as a Labour Councillor to represent Larkhall ward in 2006 local elections

Appointed to the Lambeth Police-Public consultative committee

Appointed as Governor of Kings college hospital, London by Local Government authority in 2006

Appointed as Governor of Guys and St Thomas hospital by Lambeth council in 2007 and served till 2010
Elected to the National Executive committee of the Labour Party( BAME) in Feb 2009 and is currently serving on this important body within the Labour Party
Elected as President of Lambeth Horticultural Society in June 2010.

Elected as Mayor for the London borough of Lambethfor 2010-2011

Nominated and Awarded by Government of Karnataka for Rajotsava Award in Nov 2008, This is the highest civilian award in Karnataka for promoting better democracy Karnataka and held successful hustings during the Assembly elections in India.

Passionate to promote “ Accountable democracy in developing World”

Wriiten many article in “ Times of India”- one very well read article is “ Rich nations have poor politicians and poor nations have rich politicians”. Passionate about promoting better democracy in developing World and believes that its accountable democracy from the West rather than “Aid’from rich nations, that helps international development.

Dr Patil has dedicated his life serving The NHS, he has worked in the The NHS all over UK for 15 years in 41 different hospitals.

Currently serving as Labour Councillor and Member of National Policy Foprum of the Labour Party and General Secretary of Ethnic Minority Task force.

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