Dr Rakesh Chopra

GPwER, St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust/Knowsley and South Lakes ENT Service

Dr Rakesh Chopra is a nationally recognised teacher of ENT in Primary care. He is a GPwER for St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust/Knowsley and South Lakes ENT Service. He has 35 years’ experience in ENT of which 14 were in hospital-based ENT. For the last 19 years, Rakesh has been working as a GPwER. He has been extensively involved in the development and teaching of ENT in General Practice. His models and published pathways have gained wide appeal and have been used all over the country. He has conducted his ‘ENT in Primary Care’ course for the RCGP, Mersey deanery for 12 years, till COVID came upon us. Rakesh is also an ENT tutor for Mediconf and Pulse LIVE. He has also been an ENT Tutor for NB Medical ‘Hot topics’ group. He has also been invited to the West of Scotland GP retraining programme. He has multiple international publications. He has been the referee for the ENT section for the Journal of the Royal Society for Promotion of Health. He has a degree module in Allergy from the National Respiratory Training Centre. He has contributed articles for GP and Pulse, audiology magazines and for the BIDA Journal. He is involved in ENT triage in his region. Rakesh will be chairing the RCGP ODE ENT conference for the 8th year running. He has published three novels, and has keen interest in music and sports.