Dr Anju Verma graduated from Imperial College London in 2002 after pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a doctor. She joined Boots Online Doctor in May 2021 and loves working with the committed and dedicated team. She is passionate about whole person care, patient safety and healthcare professional education, and enjoys using technology to enhance health and wellbeing. She has completed the FSRH approved Menopause Special Skills Course.
Alongside her role, Dr Anju works as a locum GP and a medical examiner for North West London Hospitals (NWLH) NHS Trust.
Roles & responsibilities
- Clinical Lead for GP Education and Clinical Service Development
- Clinical Lead for Weight loss
- Clinical Lead for Women’s Health
Qualifications & Memberships
- Medical Examiner (RCPathME) – Royal College of Pathologists (2022)
- Fellow of Advance Higher Education (Advance HE) (2014)
- Masters in Clinical Education – UCL Institute of Education (2014)
- Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) (2009)
- Diploma in Child Health (DCH) – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2007)
- Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) (2006)
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – Imperial College London (2002)
- Bachelor of Science Physiology– Imperial College London (1998)
Self-care is high on Dr Anju’s list of priorities. She finds Pilates, meditation and self-coaching practices help her remain well and positively impact those around her. She also holds a Foundation Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).
- Verma A, 2022, Treatment options in Obesity, RCGP e-Learning module
- Hayhoe B, Verma A, Kumar S, 2017, Shared medical appointments, BMJ, Vol: 358
- Furmedge DS, Griffin A, O'Keeffe C, Verma A, Smith L-J, Gill D et al., 2016, Paper trials: a qualitative study exploring the place of portfolios in making revalidation recommendations for Responsible Officers, BMC Med Educ, Vol: 16
- Verma A, Griffin A, Dacre J, Elder A et al., 2016, Exploring cultural and linguistic influences on clinical communication skills: a qualitative study of International Medical Graduates, BMC Medical Education, Vol: 16
- Griffin A, Furmedge DS, Gill D, O'Keeffe C, Verma A, Smith L-J, Noble L, Field R, Clark CI et al., 2015, Quality and impact of appraisal for revalidation: the perceptions of London's responsible officers and their appraisers, BMC Medical Education, Vol: 15
- Furmedge D, Verma A, Iwata K, Belcher R, Ntatsaki E, Smith LJ, Myers G, Bennett S, Sturrock A et al., 2013, The rise of clinical teaching fellowships, BMJ Careers.
- Verma A, 2012, Preventing cardiovascular disease, General Practice at a Glance, Editors: Booton, Cooper, Easton, Harper, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 9781118518410
- Powell S, Verma A, Booton P, Bicknell C et al., 2012, How an online questionnaire can explore leadership teaching in an undergraduate curriculum, JRSM Short Rep, Vol: 3
- Verma A, Bhatt H et al., 2011, The Ventriloscope as an innovative tool for assessing clinical examination skills: Appraisal of a novel method of simulating auscultatory findings. Medical Teacher. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.579200
- Verma A, Birger R, Bhatt H, Murray J, Millett C, Saxena S, Banarsee R, Gnani S, Majeed A et al., 2010, Ethnic disparities in diabetes management: a 10-year population-based repeated cross-sectional study in UK primary care, Journal of Public Health, Vol: 32, Pages: 250-258
- Bhatt H & Verma A., Nov 2009, e-Learning for Healthcare (Department of Health) Foundation e-Learning Programme. Guidelines in Clinical Practice.
- Khurana R, Shalhoub J, Verma A, Assoumull R, Prasad SK, Kooner JS, Sethi A (2008) Tubercular myocarditis presenting with ventricular tachycardia. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Mar;5(3):169-74