Dr Sandesh Gulhane MSP

Dr Sandesh Gulhane MSP is a GP and politician who was elected Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow Region in May 2021, the first Hindu and first man of Indian descent to be elected MSP. He currently serves as the Scottish Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care. Sandesh was educated in London, studied at Imperial College and has been a doctor since 2006. He worked as an orthopaedic registrar in London, Birmingham, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Glasgow, before changing focus to primary care in 2015. Sandesh was Club Doctor as part of the medical staff of Scottish Professional Football League Club Queen’s Park FC from 2017 until August 2021, utilising his interest in Sports Medicine, working with players and non-playing staff alike. He continues to work one day per week as an NHS GP. As MSP, Sandesh has lobbied government for funding to support Long Covid sufferers and continues to challenge the government on its Covid Recovery programme for NHS Scotland, including hospital waiting times, resourcing primary care and mental health services.
Dr Sandesh Gulhane MSP
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    Scottish Conservatives
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