Lord Kakkar

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Stroke Rehabilitation and Community Services - Question 22 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I draw attention to my declared interests. One of the most effective ways to reduce the burden of disease associated with stroke is to intervene earlier in trying to prevent stroke. What approach do His Majesty’s Government take to screening in the community and in populations for risk factors such as heart rhythm disorders, which, once identified, might be managed appropriately...
  • Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued): Amendment 13 9 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I support Amendment 18 in the name of my noble friend Lord Patel. I remind noble Lords of my registered interests; in particular, that I am a practising clinician. The amendment, and my noble friend’s introduction to it, clearly lay out an important point about the consequences with regard to practice on non-strike days if a minimum level of staffing is defined for clinical areas...
  • GP Appointments - Question 23 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I draw attention to my registered interests. Deprived communities often have the most acute shortages of general practitioners, yet it is among those populations that there is the greatest burden of chronic comorbidity that requires integrated care, with a particular focus on communities where outcomes are the poorest and the healthy life years are the shortest. What do His...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 March 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (27 Jun 2017 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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