Professor Keshav Singhal, a leading Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon in Wales,
was recognized for his services to medicine and the community in Wales. Being a consultant
surgeon at CTM, Professor Singhal is the Chair of the COVID-19 Risk Assessment group, established
in April 2020 at the start of the Coronavirus outbreak, which led to the development of the COVID-19
Workforce Risk Assessment tool. He also helped set up a scheme that has brought large numbers of young Indian clinicians to Wales every year.
As Chair of BAPIO-Wales, he collaborated with all Welsh Hospitals to establish Welsh International
Fellowships, utilising our spare training capacity, contributing to safe staffing levels, saving the NHS
£3.5 million, & enhancing Welsh reputation internationally.
Prof Singhal said he is honoured and humbled to receive such a prestigious award.
Dr Ramesh Mehta, BAPIO President said “We are proud of Keshav’s amazing work in Wales and his dynamism. This is a well-deserved award”.