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Darush Attar-Zadeh

Respiratory Lead Pharmacist, Barnet CCG and Co-Chair
Medicines Optimisation Working Group, Taskforce For Lung Health

Darush is the respiratory lead pharmacist for NCL CCG (Barnet Borough) and NHS RightBreathe

He is Co-Chair of the TaskForce for Lung Health Medicines Optimisation group and part of the PCRS Executive Committee.

He has presented at various national & international conferences (including ERS, IPCRG, PCRS, CPC, Respiratory show) and was asked to help review the National Training Standards for Smoking Cessation. He is an active teacher and follower of the IPCRG Asthma Right Care social movement and enjoys spreading positive messages on how people can live much better with asthma.

Darush has published more than 25 clinical papers and writes teaching modules on various pharmacy platforms. He has been recognised by his healthcare peers at the 2019 PCPA GP Pharmacist awards for excellence.

Darush enjoys running and raising money for respiratory & cardiac charities. One of his main missions is to reduce health inequalities caused by tobacco and poor health care and spends a lot of his time teaching in deprived locations across the UK.