National Overseas Doctors Family - UK

A community of doctors residing in the UK


We are a community of doctors and their families who reside in UK . National Overseas Doctors Family (NODFA)  was created as to serve as a platform to get to know one another on professional and personal level and to help the community. We organise family get-togethers, social and charity events , Teaching and Mentoring sessions , Women’s Support  with the aim of bringing the community closer, supporting each other and helping the charity organisations. Our membership is voluntary and free and the member needs to agree the rules, regulations and constitution of NODFA before being a part of it . We do represent doctors at national and international forums to support and help them of any concerns raised.


National Overseas Doctors Family (NODFA)   was launched on January 2021 and has more than 450 group members to date.



We pride ourselves in being a friendly group of Doctors with our families, always looking to welcome new members to our family. We aim to form long-lasting friendships through interactive social events that we organise.


We work on principle of mutual respect and being a non-political and non-religious organisation, we welcome doctors from any and all backgrounds.


We are a close-knit community and aim to support one another in times of celebration and sorrow. Our community aims to provide a home away from home so you’ll always find willing help when in need.



Dr Kashif Chauhan

Founder & CEO of NODFA

National Overseas Doctors Family UK (NODFA) is the brain-child of Dr. Kashif Chauhan who is working in Paediatric Surgery and is the Founder and CEO of NODFA with an active participation in promoting and organising it’s activities.

He started this association with  a dream to bring the community together with a main aim to help and support each other and to give something back for the betterment of community. Within five years  NODFA managed to achieve this and it has been recognised and appreciated at political , business , colleagues and national level.



What We Do

Charity Services

NODFA is committed to playing a constructive role in the community and to that effect we organise various events for raising awareness for issues encountered by the society. In addition to this, we also run charity collection campaigns for different causes and organisations.

Community Affairs

We believe it is our civic duty to reach out to the community in general and assist with awareness campaigns and help solve issues that are encountered by the people

Mentoring and Guidance

NODFA believes in community out-reach and provides a range of services for assisting with community needs.

We offer mentoring programs for young and aspiring professionals, have a very active Women’s Wing championing women’s rights and also arrange charity events and campaigns.

NODFA Events

NODFA arranges various events for community-building purposes such as formal dinners, musical nights, picnics, family get-togethers as well as Sport competitions.

In addition to this we also run campaigns for collecting charity for various foundations and causes.


NODFA Mushaira Jun 2020

Salaam NODFIANs As promised, after seeing the beautiful poetry being shared on our forum we have organised an enchanting evening of Shairi. We clearly have some budding shairs in our family, so as well as a guest poet we would love for you all to participate. Our...

BIMA Organ Donation

To help people make an informed choice about UK's new Organ Donation laws, the British Islamic Medical Association(BIMA) has organised a national campaign to increase awareness about organ donation among the Muslim population. NODFA volunteered to assist in organising...

Desi Brunch

NODFA is organising a Desi Brunch on 21 December 2019, 1PM - 430PM turning a cold winter afternoon into a warm friendly entertainment event with delicious food. For booking details contact:

NODFA Basant Festival

Another Hugely Successful event Organised by Nottingham Doctors Family Association (NODFA). The True colors of BASANT FESTIVAL was shown today to Nottinghamshire UK Kites flying everywhere Total 217 people participated . A huge successfully arranged BASANT MELA by...

NODFA Teaching and Mentoring Session 19 January 2019

NODFA Teaching and Mentoring session. A very successful session which is attended by the doctors of all specialities and grades. One to one advices are given. Click the picture to see more Picture 

NODFA. SEHRI. 9th June 2018

Thanks to everyone for coming. It was a very successful event and first Sehri event arranged by any doctor's association in UK.  

NODFA – Family Day Out Kids / Ladies Entertainment – 6th May 2018

NODFA is arranging a Family day out with a specific focus on Kids and ladies interaction and entertainment. It will be held on 6th May 2018 at Victoria Embankment followed by full course meal. Family Day Out (Sports and Food themed family day out in anticipation of...
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