The RCP's Northern regional office is based in Newcastle and is here to support local physicians, provide educational events, administer the approval of consultant job descriptions and help develop and maintain regional networks.
Anne McSweeney, regional manager
Tel: +44 (0)191 223 1247
Royal College of Physicians - Northern regional office
Education Centre, Room 131
Newcastle upon Tyne
Office opening hours: Monday–Thursday, 8.30am–4.30pm
Regional advisers are the link between local hospital physicians and the RCP and are vital in carrying out specific duties that maintain the quality of local services. Your local regional advisers are:
Dr Simon Panter
South Tyneside General Hospital, South Shields
Dr Dawn Ashley
University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton-on-Tees
RCP college tutors (CTs) and associate college tutors (ACTs) provide valuable and important support to the RCP, their trust and health education board by overseeing and supporting trainees through their education and training. Contact your regional office for more information.
The SFDN is made up of 20 medical student and foundation doctor representatives located across the UK, plus a network chair, who act as RCP ambassadors in their regions. Contact your representative by visiting the Student and Foundation Doctor Network representatives website.
The RCP Trainees Committee (TC) is comprised entirely of medical trainees, and reflects the RCP’s commitment to encouraging physicians-in-training to develop active roles in shaping the future of medicine.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with local and national issues you think TC should be aware of or that you would like more information about.
The NCC aims to meet the interests and needs of doctors at an important stage in their career while also giving new consultants an opportunity to feed into the development of RCP policy and to contribute to its work. Contact Rhys.Owens@rcplondon.ac.uk for more information.
As a member of the RCP you have access to a wide range of benefits to help you excel in your career, including:
For more information or to join, visit Join the RCP.