Gulab Singh MBE DL
Location: Preston | UK
UCLan Honorary Fellow
British born Asian, married with 3 children and educated at masters level in public health at Liverpool John Moore’s University. With a public health career stretching more than 39 years, and currently holds the post of Specialist in Public Health / WHO Preston Healthy City Coordinator, with Lancashire County Council. Awarded Honorary Fellow - School of Health University of Central Lancashire and awarded Honorary Preston Guild Burgess September 2012. In 1998 Gulab received a National NHS Equality Award for his work and then in 1999 was awarded the MBE for services to NHS and community work; and then received the NHS Central Lancashire PCT employee recognition award for partnership working in 2009
Proven track record of partnership working, public health leadership, community engagement and strategic contributions include:
- In 1999 joined the Department of Health - Inequalities Team, which formulated the NHS Plan 2000.
- Worked with Department of Health, BMA and Sex Education Forum – to develop national guidance on SRE, HIV and Teenage Pregnancies
- Served on three North West NHS Regional Executive Task Forces [Food & Health (1999), Oral Health (1999) and Black & Ethnic Minority Communities (2001)] and has been appointed to the GONW – BME Advisory Group .
- And contributed to over 20 national, regional and local publications focusing on cultural /faith perspective on health, across range topics including Alcohol, Substance Misuse, Sexual Health and Community Cohesion.
- With over 32 years of voluntary work experience related to community development, engagement and community cohesion, supporting cultural heritage for the Sikh community of Preston. An executive member of Western Lanc