Tapas Mukherjee, 35, studied at Manchester University. He initially trained as an acute medicine and icu registrar at East Midlands (Acute) and UCLH (Icu).
It was on rotation at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester that he rewrote asthma guidelines and was awarded British Thoracic Society Prize for Respiratory Education as his work doubled the numbers of staff using guidelines.
Tapas received funding from NHS England Regional Innovation Fund to develop ‘The Inhaler Song’. In 2015, he was awarded the NHS England Innovation Acorn Award.
This year he was awarded the role Clinical Entrepreneur at NHS England.