The RCP has announced the names of fellows standing for election as president, senior censor / education and training vice president, and councillors in 2023. The vice president for Wales role has been elected uncontested following an extended nomination period.
The candidates are listed alphabetically by surname for each contested election.
Two candidates have been nominated to stand for the role of president.
* incumbent president
Senior censor and vice president for education and training
Two candidates have been nominated to stand for the role of senior censor and vice president for education and training to take up post on 1 August 2023.
Vice president for Wales
One candidate has been nominated to stand for the role of vice president of Wales and so they are elected unopposed. A formal announcement will follow.
Nine candidates have been nominated to stand for the role of elected councillor (four vacancies) to take up posts on 1 August 2023:
Voting and engagement
Voting will open on 3 March 2023 and close at (midday) 3 April 2023.
- Fellows, in good standing, will be emailed by Civica Election Services to direct them to the online voting portal where candidate election material will be presented and votes can be cast.
- Pre-registered fellows physically attending the presidential election, as part of College Day, will have an option to vote in person at the election of the president. Further information regarding College Day arrangements will be communicated shortly.
- The following links (behind the login and nominations now closed) contain further background information for fellows and members on the roles and process.
The result of the presidential election will be announced at College Day on Monday 3 April 2023 (hybrid meeting).
The senior censor and education and training vice president and councillor announcements will follow in the week beginning 10 April 2023.
A formal announcement regarding the new vice president for Wales will follow.
The RCP extends its thanks to all fellows who have nominated others or agreed to stand for election. The process to stand requires determination and commitment, on top of the candidate’s normal day-to-day pressures as physicians and individuals. All fellows of the college are encouraged to exercise the right to vote.