Indian origin doctor in Britain gets excellence award

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 01, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Manchester: An Indian origin doctor in Britain has received an excellence award for his work across the medical space.

"Dr. (Jaswinder S.) Bamrah is a dedicated medical professional conducting a large number of lectures nationally to psychiatrists, general practitioners, to other disciplines and voluntary organisations such as Alzheimer's Disease Society and PACE on a variety of topics, such as the role of carers in the community, dementia, which antidepressant to choose, suicides and treatment of major depression in the Asian community," said the panel that chose Bamrah, consultant psychiatrist in Manchester, for the Asian Lite's Professional Excellence Award.

Councillor Afzal Khan, a former mayor of Manchester, headed the panel.

Peter W. Mount, chairman of the Central Manchester Foundation Trust, presented the award to Bamrah. Among those present on the occassion were Lord Mayor of Manchester Naeem Ul Hassan, Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd and British Medical Association Vice Chairman Kailash Chand.

Bamrah obtained his medical degree from Patiala's Government Medical College in 1978. He was enrolled at London's Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1985.