Feisal has worked in both the NHS and Local Government for over 30 years. His NHS career began in operating theatres where he worked as a paramedic supporting both anaesthetists and surgeons in theatre procedures. He moved into public health and developed his public health career by working in local government pursuing healthy public policy. He moved to work for Durham County Council in 2006 where he led and managed the Overview and Scrutiny process. Feisal is committed to reducing health inequalities and improving the health and health care services for local communities. He is passionate about involving people in decisions about their health.