Dr Kambiz Boomla is chair of Tower Hamlets LMC, in the east London area where he practices, and is a politically active left-winger.
He has been vocal in warning against the dangers of private-sector involvement in the NHS, and took to the streets to the streets to protest against the PCT’s decision to award a contract for an APMS practice to Atos, a private company, ahead of local GP tenders.
He has also spoken up against the transfer of community services away from primary care.
This article appeared as part of Pulse’s list of the top 50 most influential GPs of 2011. The full list can be found here.