Dr Ansu Basu works as a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust. He has previously served as Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology and is currently Deputy Medical Director responsible for developing PHM-based model of care working closely with Primary Care Networks. His clinical academic interests include cardiovascular disease and diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, diabetes in pregnancy and mineral metabolism. He has a keen interest in thyroid ultrasonography and set up a near-patient service in out-patient clinics. He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He completed his MD on Automated imaging in Diabetic Retinopathy using Artificial Neural Networks from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and has published widely in endocrinology and diabetes. He takes a keen interest in the use of data analytics to improve healthcare delivery.