Dr Jay Banerjee

MBBS MSc (Edu Res) FRCS FRCEM Dip Coach-Mentoring

Academic Champion in Clinical Leadership


  • Consultant in Emergency Medicine Jay Banerjee
  • Honorary Professor of Emergency Care


University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
Department of Emergency LRI
United Kingdom

0116 2585646 (office)

07717743653 (mobile)

See also the Emergency Medicine Academic Group website



Jay is an Emergency Physician at the University Hospitals of Leicester with special interest in caring for older people, Honorary Professor of Emergency Care and Academic Champion in Clinical Leadership, University of Leicester. He was previously Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement in UHL. Jay led the national multi-disciplinary group in the UK that produced the “Silver Book” and led a multi-national group for developing the “Standard Set for Older Person” for the International Consortium for Health Outcome Measurement, funded by NHS England. In 2012-13, he was a Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and since been involved in several initiatives to develop improvement capability. Jay also has a Masters in education and a Diploma in Professional Coach-Mentoring. Previously, he also led on developing NICE guidelines and continues to associate with NICE as an Expert Advisor to the Centre for Clinical Guidelines. He has done a TEDx talk, is interested in nature and cooking for his five children.

• Despite significant shortages in the ED workforce nationally, Jay runs a highly successful international medical graduate recruitment and retention programme in the ED. Through this IMG programme, Jay has successfully supported doctors apply for training numbers in emergency medicine. These include doctors from Romania, India and Pakistan. Jay has also recruited several doctors form India, Egypt and the West Indies on the royal college MTI scheme. This programme won the HSJ value in healthcare award in 2017.

• Jay directs the country's only fellowship in geriatric emergency medicine for geriatricians and emergency medicine trainees

• Jay has just set up 2 fellowship posts in quality improvement

Also see https://le.ac.uk/gem

Geriatric Emergency Medicine — University of Leicester

Geriatric Emergency Medicine. Urgent care for frail older people is a pressing issue: in England, people aged 75 and over accounted for one fifth of hospital admissions in 2014/15, and accounted for around 40% of all days spent in hospital.

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