Shamaila Qureshi is a solicitor advocate with higher rights of audience and a solicitor for the Crown Prosecution Service. Shamaila has conducted extensive work in relation to issues affecting women and under-represented groups, in particular domestic violence and public health. Shamaila is currently a Mental Health Act Manager for Leeds and York hospital and has previously served on a Primary Care Trust as a non-executive Director. Shamaila has also worked for BBC radio Lancashire as a PA and part time presenter. Shamaila has been actively been involved in the voluntary sector as secretary of the ethnic minority women’s forum and member of a racial equality council.
Appointed: August 2015 Term ends: July 2018
The NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) provides independent recommendations on the remuneration of all staff paid under Agenda for Change (AfC) and employed in the NHS. The NHSPRB’s recommendations apply to all staff in the NHS, with the exception of doctors, dentists and very senior managers. The remit group includes all staff in NHS England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and accounts for just under 1.5 million NHS staff (headcount). NHSPRB’s annual reports are submitted jointly to the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for Health, and Ministers of the Scottish Government, the Welsh Assembly Government and the Northern Ireland Executive.