Zahid Chauhan, OBE

Zahid Chauhan is Councillor for Oldham’s Alexandra ward, Cabinet Member for Adult Health and Social Care, Oldham Council, and a respected local GP.
Dr Chauhan took up the role of Cabinet Member for the newly formed portfolio of Health and Social Care in 2018 and has focussed primarily on work integrating Oldham’s Health and Social Care budgets, helping to transform the quality of Oldham’s Health and Social Care provision.
A champion of many social justice and charity causes, Dr Chauhan launched a new social enterprise, Homeless Friendly, in 2018. The social enterprise aims to encourage public, private and voluntary organisations to adjust their practices to accommodate those without a permanent home.

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