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Partha Kar

Partha Kar, MBBS MD FRCP, has been a Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust since 2008. He has been the Clinical Director of Diabetes from 2009-2015, being part of a multiple national award-winning department (HSJ Awards / BMJ Awards) due to its services and care provided.

One of Dr. Kar's main areas or passion is in helping to redesign diabetes care in an attempt to integrate chronic disease management across primary and secondary care. He is the pioneer of the Super Six Diabetes Model which aims to deliver diabetes care differently. He is an avid user of social media such as twitter (@parthaskar) to engage with patients - and been recognized as a "Social media Pioneer" by HSJ in 2014. Recent innovations have involved the Hypoglycaemia Hotline, which was recognized in the Guardian Healthcare Awards 2013.

Dr. Kar is the co-creator of TAD talks (Talking About Diabetes) and the Type 1 Diabetes comic (“Origins”) – while also involved in setting up a Type 1 Diabetes information portal (

Dr. Kar is Associate National Clinical Director, Diabetes with NHS England leading on digital innovation.

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