Harpreet is a practicing GP and board member at Health Education England, a former Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer at NHS England and Senior Fellow to the CEO of NHS England. At NHS England his focus was on innovation and tech policy and involved developing and implementing NHS England's digital and data strategy. Harpreet has also worked in the US in health policy and management at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and has co-founded a digital health start-up.

At Global Counsel, Harpreet is an adviser on health and life sciences in the UK and a number of international markets.

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The politics and policy of Omicron in the UK

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Since Omicron was first located just over a week ago – first reported to be found in South Africa, although reports have suggested that the variant was present in the Netherlands earlier than this – several countries have stepped up and responded quickly to reduce international travel and reintroduce domestic restrictions.

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The UK's life sciences sector after Brexit

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On an event for the Global Counsel network, Giulia Corsi, Senior Associate; Dr Harpreet Sood, GC Adviser and Lilah Howson-Smith, Senior Associate discuss the opportunities for the UK life sciences sector as it diverges from the EU regulatory frameworks.

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Growth and sustainability of MedTech SMEs

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Promoting the growth and sustainability of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) has long been a UK government priority with a compelling policy story: alongside recognisable corporate giants in the life sciences and MedTech sectors, the UK will be wanting to continue to support the vibrant ecosystem of entrepreneurialism with a wide range of SMEs contributing to the R…

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