Dr Prash Ladva - Associate Non-Executive Director
Prash joined Pennine Care as an Associate Non-Executive Director in September 2023. He is an NHS doctor, NHS clinical entrepreneur and the founder of two healthcare start-ups.
In 2019, he founded LinkMedics (thelinkmedics.com) to support British citizens who had completed medical training outside the UK, ensuring the NHS could nurture UK talent.
In 2023, Prash was appointed as clinical fellow to the NHS National Medical Director. He was previously an Innovation Fellow at the Mid & South Essex Integrated Care System, and he currently sits on the governing board of his previous primary school in Lancashire.
Prash has completed training at the NHS Leadership Academy and is currently studying for a Graduate Diploma in Law. He actively mentors young migrants who aspire to pursue careers in the NHS or entrepreneurship, increasing social mobility, and has been shortlisted for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in his hometown.
After going from UK medical school rejection, to learning a new language and completing his medical training outside of the UK, Prash understands the importance of mental health.
Prash won Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Bolton Business Awards 2023.