Dr Rowan Sil, North West Leicestershire Locality Lead

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Dr Rowan Sil originally comes from Leicestershire and after studying pharmacology and gaining experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he came back to Leicester in 1998 to study medicine. He trained in Emergency Departments across the East Midlands and orthopaedics in the Leicester hospitals before becoming a salaried GP in North West Leicestershire and then a partner in Ibstock for the last 4 years. His partnership is forward thinking and has run pilots for clinical pharmacists and emergency care practitioners to integrate a multidisciplinary team to compliment the traditional general practice model of GPs and Practice Nurses. He has a passion for sports medicine and has been a pitch side doctor for the Leicester Tigers for over 10 years and is currently working towards a Sports and Exercise Medicine Diploma. He believes that the future of the NHS is in promoting healthier lifestyles, sport and exercise in all ages to help reduce chronic disease and reliance on medications.