Dr Vishen Ramkisson

Dr Vishen is a senior medical leader who has worked in several national roles across the NHS, including Senior Clinical Lead for NHS Digital and National Speciality Advisor for Urgent Emergency Care at NHS England.

Sue Ryder Trustee, Dr. Vishen Ramkisson

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of AgeCare UK, which owns and operates nine nursing and residential care homes in England, offering 450 beds, and employing over 600 staff. He is driven by a desire to make a difference to healthcare outcomes and also cares for patients as a practising GP.

Some of his achievements include clinically leading the Covid-19 vaccination programme, which led to the world's first Covid-19 vaccine outside of a clinical trial being given to 90-year-old Margaret Keenan in December 2020. He also implemented the first video consultation service in urgent care in England.

Dr Vishen became a Sue Ryder Trustee in May 2024.

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