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Asif Zia

Executive Director Quality and Medical Leadership and Consultant Psychiatrist

Asif joined HPFT in 2013 as Clinical Director for Learning Disability and Forensic services. He was appointed as Executive Director of Quality and Medical Leadership in 2017. Asif is responsible for the clinical elements of the Trust’s quality management approach, as well as medicines management, research and development and medical appraisals and revalidation for doctors. He is also the professional head of HPFT’s medical staff and is responsible for medical teaching and training.

Asif began his career in the UK in 1994 and held several senior posts before joining HPFT. At HPFT, he has overseen the transformation of learning disability services, developed the Trust’s research strategy and led on improving the safety and quality of services.

Asif is a regional advisor to the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a Council member of the NHS England East of England Clinical Senate, where he sits on independent clinical review panels. He is also an author of book chapters and academic papers on epilepsy and service evaluations for peer reviewed journals.


Email: corporate.office@nhs.net

Tel: 01707 253800


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