Dr Aarti Bansal

SpecialityGP founder of Greener Practice

Aarti is a GP in Sheffield, a clinical academic and the founder of Greener Practice. She has worked in medical education since 2009 and her focus, both in terms of curriculum development and research, has been to support a person-centred approach to clinical practice. 

Aarti founded the Greener Practice initiative in 2017 and has led this initiative from a small local group to a thriving national community of health practitioners actively supporting primary care towards sustainable healthcare. Greener Practice has set up a website (www.greenerpractice.co.uk) and twitter (@greenerpractice) platform for information sharing.

She co-wrote the Climate Emergency motion passed at the September 2019 RCGP Council meeting. Aarti currently co-chairs the RCGP Climate Emergency Advisory Group with Terry Kemple. The group advises the RCGP on its climate action plan. Aarti is a nationally-elected RCGP Council member.