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Waqaar Shah

Waqaar Shah

Primary Care Clinical Director for Ophthalmology, NHS London
Dr Waqaar Shah is a GP partner in London. He is also a GP appraiser and GP trainer. He is the Chair of both the NICE Long COVID guideline committee, and Chair of the NICE Type 2 Diabetes guideline committee. He has chaired committees on Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration at NICE. He is a Primary Care Development Clinical Director, where he works to reduce health inequity, and to augment the offer to patients. Having worked in the past as an ophthalmologist for several years, Dr Shah is now a Clinical Director for Ophthalmology at NHS London where he provides clinical leadership to the elective care recovery programme of the NHS. Dr Shah focuses on improving quality and clinical outcomes for patients across the whole pathway where he has driven forward objectives to reduce unwarranted variation in care.

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