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Dr Mohammad Razai

NIHR In-Practice Fellow in Primary Care

Dr Razai's research focuses on physical activity trials, infectious diseases, COVID-19,  health inequalities, and ethnic disparities in health. His education portfolio is centred on using digital platforms for professional development of front-line healthcare professionals and improving postgraduate teaching. His other interests include medical ethics and humanities. 

Razai MS, Al-Bedaery R, Anand L, Fitch K, Okechukwu H, Saraki TM, Oakeshott P. Patients' Experiences of "Long COVID" in the Community and Recommendations for Improving Services: A Quality Improvement Survey. J Prim Care Community Health. doi: 10.1177/21501327211041846

Razai MS, Oakeshott P, Esmail A, Wiysonge CS, Viswanath K, Mills MC. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: the five Cs to tackle behavioural and sociodemographic factors. J R Soc Med. 2021 Jun;114(6):295-298.

Razai MS, Chaudhry UAR, Doerholt K, Bauld L, Majeed A. Covid-19 vaccination hesitancy. BMJ. 2021 May 20;373:n1138. 

Osama T, Razai MS, Majeed A. Covid-19 vaccine passports: access, equity, and ethics. BMJ. 2021 Apr 1;373:n861.

Kankam H, Lenti L, Razai MS, Hourston G, Khatib M. The role of simulation in training breast surgeons: a systematic review. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2021 May;103(5):318-323.  10.1308/rcsann.2020.7138. ​

Osama TA, Razai MS, Majeed A. COVID-19 vaccine allocation: addressing the United Kingdom’s colour –blind strategy. J R Soc Med. 2021. Mar.

Razai MS, Osama TA, Mckechnie DGJ, Majeed A. Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among ethnic minority groups. BMJ 2021; 372.  

Razai MS, Kankam HKN, Majeed A, Esmail A, Williams DR. Mitigating ethnic disparities in covid-19 and beyond. BMJ 2021;372:m4921. 

Razai MS, Doerholt K, Galiza E, Oakeshott P. Tick bite. BMJ. 2020;370:m3029. 

Razai MS, Oakeshott P, Kankam HKN, Stokes-Lampard H. Mitigating the psychological effects of social isolation during the covid-19 pandemic. BMJ. 2020;369:m1904. Published 2020 May 21.

Razai MS, Doerholt K, et al.  Coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19): a guide for UK GPs. BMJ 2020; 368:m800.

Razai MS. Recurrent anencephalic stillbirths: A rare case presentation. Int J Health Sci (Qassim). 2019 Jan-Feb;13(1):61-62.

Razai MS. The Great Training Robbery. British Journal of General Practice 2019 Feb;69(679):77.

Razai MS. Truth-telling to a cancer patient about poor prognosis: A clinical case report in cross-cultural communication. Clinical Ethics 2018 June. 13(3):14775091877930.

Razai MS. Patient Experiences of Terminal Illness Toward the End of Life. Journal of Patient Experience. March 2018.

Razai MS, Hussain K. Improving antimicrobial prescribing practice for sore throat symptoms in a general practice setting. BMJ Quality Improvement Report. 2017 Apr 27;6(1). DOI:10.1136/bmjquality.u211706. w4738.

Razai MS, Jackson DJ, et al. The capacity of eye care services for patients with glaucoma in Botswana. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2015;22(6):403-8.

Jackson DJ, Razai MS, et al. The clinical characteristics of patients with glaucoma presenting to Botswana healthcare facilities: an observational study. BMJ Open 2014: 4:e005965. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005965

Razai MS. (2019) Prognostic Paralysis: why do doctors shirk the difficult questions? Journal of Medical Ethics 26 February 2019. Available from:  [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS. (2019) Leçon De Ténèbres. Journal of Medical Humanities 6 May 2019.  Available from:  [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS. (2019) How Reality Hit Home as a Junior Doctor Resuscitating a Drowned Child. Journal of Medical Humanities 29 April 2019. Available from: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS, what do trainee doctors and their trainers say about workplace-based assessments? A survey of UK based junior doctors and their supervisors in a rural hospital. MedEdPublish, 2017, 6, [4], DOI: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai M, Is equality and diversity training with roleplayers reinforcing negative racial stereotypes? MedEdPublish, 2016, 5, [3], 64, doi: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS. (2016) Ending Tuberculosis in Afghanistan: working together towards a common goal. Public Library of Science 27 June 2016. Available from: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS. (2016) Afghanistan's tobacco problem. The Lancet Global Health Blog. 22 April 2016. Page 261. Available from: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS. (2016) What we have learnt from our work in Botswana. BMJ Blogs. 23 March 2016. Available from: [Accessed 21 April 2020]

Razai MS, Jackson, DJ. (2012) Lessons from Botswana. The University of Cambridge Research. 17 October 2012. Available from: [Accessed 21 April 2020] 

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