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Indian-origin Shiv Pande received honorary fellowship from University of Central Lancashire

Jul 20, 2015 12:10 IST

Indian-origin doctor Shiv Pande on 17 July 2015 received honorary fellowship from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) of the UK for his contribution to the community as a general practitioner and medical educator.

Shiv Pande is a dedicated medical practitioner, charity campaigner, accomplished broadcaster and distinguished academic.

The honorary fellowship of the UCLAN is a prestigious distinction given to individuals for achieving excellence in one’s field of work.

About Shiv Pande

• Born and educated in India, he obtained his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) degrees in India.
• He moved to the UK in 1971 where he worked in cardio-thoracic surgery at various hospitals including London Chest Hospital and Fazakerley Hospital, Liverpool until 1974.
• In 1975, he entered general practice and eventually worked as a General Practitioner in the National Health Service (NHS) before retiring in 2005.
• He worked as Treasurer of the General Medical Council (GMC). GMC is a fee-based registered charity and maintains a register of medical practitioners as per UK’s laws.
• He received a Most Excellent order of the British Empire (MBE) from the Queen in 1989 for his community work.

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