Mr Rajesh Patel has been awarded the MBE by Her Majesty the Queen, for his services to pharmacy in the 2013 New Years Honours List.
We are all very proud of him on receiving this prestigious award. Jain Samaj Manchester would like to convey him and his family the heartiest congratulation for his commitment to this work.
Rajesh is a community pharmacist and has a small chain with pharmacies in the Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire areas. He qualified from Manchester University in 1985 following which he has been involved in pharmacy at local, national and international level.
Rajesh has played an active role in the Pharmacy Industry. Over the years he has served on the boards of Local Pharmaceutical Committee, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and the National Pharmacy Association. He has served as the chairman of the NPA in 2006. In addition to this he is presently the Head of UK delegation to Europe. He is also a non-executive director of NPA Insurance Company.
He is also a member of a number of 'think-tank' committees set-up by Government and Industry which set the future strategy and direction of the Pharmacy industry.
Recently he has been invited to Lecture at Manchester University and will take on an ambassadorial role for the profession at the University.