Dr Shaista Meraj
Dr Shaista Meraj

Shaista is an experienced NHS consultant radiologist. She is working in various clinical leadership roles. Her other interests are AI, digital transformation and service design. Shaista is interested in exploring positive changes AI can bring to radiology and healthcare. She is the principal evaluator for an AI solution deployed at Bolton hospital. This was the first live AI deployment in the NHS and Shaista has done ground-breaking evaluation work which she shared with NHSX.



  • Radiology lead in breast radiology
  • AI evaluation and user feedback
  • Regional RIS/PACS procurement
  • Appraisal and supervision


  • Clinical workflows
  • AI solutions in radiology
  • Clinical governance
  • Risk management