Gunjit Bandesha

Dr Gunjit Bandesha

Consultant in Healthcare Public Health, NHS England/Improvement North West

Gunjit has worked in the NHS for thirty years as a hospital doctor, GP and as a Consultant in Public Health. She has also worked as an Interim Director for Public Health for Salford local authority as part of a senior team developing plans for integrating health and social care. In the last eight years, Gunjit has worked as a collaborative system leader for Public Health England in her role as a Consultant in Healthcare Public Health- including during the Covid-19 pandemic, providing Public Health advice to the NHS and other local stakeholders.
Gunjit has worked with each the three systems in the North West and is a strong advocate of using intelligence and evidence to develop actional insights and deliver change to improve people’s lives and reduce inequalities.
She currently works as part of the public health team in NHSE/I North West and leads on CVD prevention.