The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) Northern regional office, based in Newcastle, is here to support local physicians, provide educational events, administer the approval of consultant job descriptions and help develop and maintain regional networks.

The Northern region covers North East England and North Cumbria and is bordered by the North Western and Yorkshire RCP regions.

Upcoming events:

Regional office

Anne McSweeney, regional manager
Tel: +44 (0)191 814 5612

Lucy Orton, deputy regional manager
Tel: +44 (0)191 814 5613

    Regional advisers

    Dr Simon Panter
    South Tyneside General Hospital, South Shields

    Dr Dawn Ashley
    University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton-on-Tees

    Dr Anita Jones
    Sunderland Royal Hospital


    Royal College of Physicians - Northern regional office
    Education Centre, Room 130
    Freeman Hospital
    High Heaton
    Newcastle upon Tyne  
    NE7 7DN

    Office opening hours: Monday–Thursday, 8.30am–4.30pm

    Job description approvals

    For the approval of job descriptions within the region please contact:                

    For help and advice on the job description approval process please consult the information on Advisory Appointments Committees (AAC)