Dr Nighat is a family GP in a rural NHS practice specialising in women’s health and family planning based in Buckinghamshire, and a medical educator who provides teaching to local trainee GPs as well as at National and International conferences.
Dr Nighat has used her experience to write regular medical blogs, allowing patients to refer to these blogs for advice on common conditions. She was a Lead Clinician for a residential Dementia centre and she has also worked for Oxford Mental Health NHS trust in general adult psychiatry and psychiatry of the elderly. For her Outreach work, Nighat was nominated for the Bevan Prize for Health and Wellbeing for her exceptional commitment to advancing wellbeing in her community.
Dr Nighat is a campaigner for Organ Donation in BAME communities and has appeared on BBC Breakfast to try to encourage more organ donation. She hosts her own Sunday Breakfast show on BBC3 Counties Radio. Nighat regularly appears on TimesRadio, Talk Radio, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Asian Network and BBC Berkshire.