Professor Nirmal Kumar is consultant ENT surgeon at WWL NHS Foundation Trust where he is also Director of Medical Education.
Regionally, he was Training Programme Director, Health Education NW for 8 years and now leads the NW CRN research network for ENT in addition to being Honorary Professor at Edge Hill University where he has led a MCh academic programme in otolaryngology for 10 years.
Nationally, he is President elect for ENT UK and was previously Secretary. He is FRCS (ORL) examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and Vice Chair on the Specialist Advisory Committee for otolaryngology on the Joint Committee for Surgical Training in the UK.
He is also an MD, MCh and PhD examiner for several Universities in the UK and Ireland.