Shailen Rao

In a career spanning 25 years working within, and with, the NHS Shailen has been involved in a number of strategic and support roles relating to medicines management, pharmacy and commissioning / service re-design in primary care.

Shailen has previously held posts as Diabetes Lead at Hillingdon PCT, Head of Medicines Management and lead for community pharmacy development. Shailen has also been instrumental in a number of nationally acclaimed initiatives: medicines management, health economy wide service re-design for long-term conditions and community pharmacy projects.

Shailen has successfully led a variety of medicines management services and projects in primary care, for CCGs, PCTs and individual GP practices. The common principle in each of these servicers is implementation of quality outcomes relating to medicines use that also have the patient and individual healthcare practitioner’s needs in mind. By adopting this principle, Soar Beyond has been able to save the NHS millions of pounds whilst improving quality and reducing risk.