National Sexual Assault and Abuse Programme Lead for NHS England
Rupi is Interim Programme Lead for Sexual Assault and Abuse for NHS England and is responsible, as part of a dynamic team, in delivering the workstreams required for the implementation of the Strategic direction for sexual assault and abuse services and leading the process of regional assurance to deliver against the strategy.
He has approx. 20 years’ experience within the health and social care sector, both frontline and strategic and has worked as a commissioner of services for 10 of those years. This includes commissioning sexual assault referral centres, domestic and sexual violence services, refuge provision, substance misuse and homelessness services. He holds a Masters(distinction) in Public Health.
‘I’m committed to helping to reduce health inequalities, for the communities I serve, through the use of evidence, advocacy, partnerships, knowledge and the delivery of public health services to protect health. I’m passionate and proud of being able to help many vulnerable individuals, throughout my career, escape and seek help and support to overcome issues such as violence, abuse, homelessness and substance misuse