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Aravinth Balachandran

Clinical Director and GP Partner, Folkestone, Hythe and Rural PCN

Aravinth has been a qualified GP for 15 years and is currently a GP Partner at Oaklands Health Centre in Hythe, Kent. 

He established the Folkestone, Hythe and Rural Primary Care Network in 2019 as Clinical Director and has provided leadership and strategic vision in growing the network  and delivering services to a population of around 49,000 people. 

Aravinth is also Co-Founder and Senior Clinical Advisor at eConsult Health Limited, an online consultation provider in the UK. He led the clinical team in developing the clinical content for the eConsult Primary Care platform and was the organisation’s Chief Medical Officer for a several years until 2022. Aravinth’s former roles include Governing Body Member for South Kent Coast Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and subsequently Digital Clinical Lead for East Kent CCG prior to the Kent and Medway ICB being established.