Dr Anita Sharma is a GP in Oldham and also clinical director for vascular at Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). She is a GP member of NICE Quality Standard Advisory Committee (QSAC) and expert advisors panel for the NICE Centre for Guidelines. She was a GP member of guideline development group for PAD. Dr Sharma is an undergraduate trainer attached to the University of Manchester. She is also the GP editor for the British Journal of Medical Practitioners and writes regularly in various GP magazines on clinical and practice development issues. Anita served as a locality member in the West Pennine Local Medical Committee and was the Editor of the LMC newsletter. She is a GP appraiser for NHS Oldham.
In 2015, Oldham’s PAD community clinic was shortlisted at the General Practice Awards. Anita has also produced recognised works in Obstetrics and Gynaecology winning the British Medical Association Medical Book Award in 2014 first prize for “Gynaecology in Primary Care: A Practical Guide”. Her other books mainly aimed for primary care are: COPD in Primary Care, Maximising Quality and Outcome Framework Quality Points and Peripheral Vascular Disease in Primary Care.”