Dr Asha Kasliwal, MBBS, FRCOG, FFSRH, MD (O&G), FRCGP (Hon), is the President of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare As President, she is able to combine her passion for women’s health with the opportunity to influence on a national platform. She is based in Manchester and works as a Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare and Clinical Director for the citywide service.
Dr Kasliwal graduated from Mumbai, India and worked in Oman before moving to the UK and obtaining her MRCOG in 1995. She has always been interested in ‘making a difference’ and was an overseas doctors’ representative on the RCOG trainees committee. Dr Kasliwal has been the chair of the FSRH Clinical Standards Committee for several years before being elected Vice President for Clinical Quallity. Her role has been to support the Faculty to play a key role in the provision of high and continuously improving patient centred care by producing clinical standards in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
Dr Kasliwal has driven an ambitious modernisation programme in Manchester and has championed multidisciplinary working with medical support to extend the role of nurses.
Dr Kasliwal’s areas of expertise include community gynaecology, quality of care and clinical standards, support for commissioning contraception and sexual health services, menopause and hormone replacement therapy. She has been a specialist member for NICE Quality Standards publications in Contraception and Sexual Health.