Dr Saqib Anwar

MBChB, FRCGP, DFSRH, MASC, Dip (Sports Injuries), PG Dip Med Ed

Academic Champion in General Practice

The Croft Medical CentreSaqib Anwar

2 Glen Road

T: 07824643296

E: Saq64@doctors.org.uk or msa42@le.ac.uk


Dr Anwar is a GP Partner, GP Trainer and Foundation Doctor Clinical Supervisor in Leicestershire. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Manchester in 2006 and then went on to complete his GP Vocational Training Scheme in Leicester in 2011.

Saqib has an extensive portfolio of representation on various local, national and international committees for both the BMA and RCGP. He currently is the Chairman for RCGP Leicester Faculty and a former member of RCGP Council. He is a former national chairman of the RCGP Associate in Training Committee and chairman of BMA’s Trent Regional Junior Doctor Committee. As a result he has served on a variety of other notable committees including the RCGP Council Executive Committee, the Postgraduate Training Board, the Academy of Medical Royal College Trainee Group and also sat on the Department of Health’s Task and Finish Group for Recruitment.

Saqib also undertakes a number of additional roles including being an Associate Medical Director for NHSE Central Midlands, a GMC Fitness to Practice Panellist and a Specialist Advisor in Primary Care for the CQC to name a few. As a result Saqib was recognised in the Pulse Power 50 list for 2015 and 2016 which recognises the most influential GP’s in the UK as well as being awarded a Fellowship of the RCGP in 2017, one of the youngest recipients of this award.. He is a regular medical columnist for a number of local and national publications. Having successfully completed a PG Cert and PG Diploma he is currently completing his dissertation for Masters in Medical Education.

Aside from this he has an interest in teaching, education and research and is involved in with The Universities of Leicester, Nottingham and Manchester in various projects.

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