Dr Nawar Bakerly MD, FRCP

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Consultant Respiratory Physician

Dr Nawar Bakerly is the clinical director for the Department of Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology) and the Divisional Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) at Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester, as well as being the lead for integrated COPD services. Dr Bakerly also works as an academic and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, and has participated as lead or co-investigator in many clinical trials including the Salford Lung Studies for Asthma and COPD.

Dr Bakerly has an interest in Real World Evidence and pragmatic RCTs, and in using technology to improve clinical care and facilitate research. Over the last 13 years, he has been involved in developing and evaluating innovative technologies in health care, including the development of smartphone applications for primary care physicians to assist in the management of asthma and COPD, as well as contributing to the development of digital clinical pathways as part of the NHS Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme. His other interests include connecting digital health care systems for clinical and research use.