Dr. Yasmin Drabu (Naqushbandi)


Dr. Yasmin Drabu (Naqushbandi) has over 44 years of experience in the NHS. She was appointed as a Consultant Microbiologist in the Health Service in 1982. She has worked as Medical Director from 2000 – 2010 in two NHS hospitals in London where she implemented major programs of developing clinicians as leaders. In 2004 she was awarded the Asian Professional Woman of the Year; in 2007 she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and in 2009 her hospital was voted the top NHS Trust for Innovation in London. In She was seconded to the Department of Health 2010-11. She was a Non- Executive Director at the Medical Protection Society 2009-2017 and is on the Medical Council of the Joseph Foundation. She has retired from clinical work and spends her spare time in the voluntary sector. She is a Director of a family charity The Saffron Trust, which supports university education of deserving candidates in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. She is also the Chair of her local Residents Association and she is presently writing a self-help book on empowering the public to keep themselves safe when using the National Health Service.