The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) West Midlands regional office is based in Birmingham and is here to support local physicians, provide educational events, administer the approval of consultant job descriptions and help develop and maintain regional networks.
- Birmingham Movement Disorders Course, 7-9 March 2018
- Acute and general medicine conference - Birmingham, 21 March 2018
- Midland Gastroenterological Society Summer Conference (103rd meeting), 11 May 2018
- National training scheme for the use of radioiodine in benign thyroid disease, 12 June 2018
- Update in Medicine conference - Birmingham, 8 October 2018
Helen Flood, regional manager
Sue Cyprus, deputy regional manager
Jenny Ward, deputy regional manager
Jayne Richards, office assistant
Royal College of Physicians – West Midlands regional office
Birmingham Research Park Limited
Institute of Research & Development
Office opening hours
Office hours may vary depending on educational events and attendance at meetings.
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 Kanwaljit Sandhu, consultant nephrologist
Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Jatt Khaira, consultant in stroke and general medicine
University Hospitals Birmingham
College tutors and associate college tutors
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.
Trainees Committee (TC) representatives
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 email@example.com with local and national issues you think TC should be aware of or that you would like more information about.
Student and Foundation Doctor Network (SFDN) representatives
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.
New Consultants Committee (NCC) representatives
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.
SAS Regional Representatives Network
The SAS Regional Representative Network has been created to ensure that SAS doctors’ needs, views and interests are represented within the regional teams and to increase their active involvement with the RCP. It gives SAS doctors the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to make a difference to how the RCP thinks and develops. For more information visit Specialty, associate specialist and staff grade (SAS) doctors.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about current SAS regional representatives vacancies.
Download: West Midlands regional newsletter
Pilot project: Enabling the medical registrar on take
This report is a summary of discussions with many medical registrars in the region, and face-to-face site visits to registrars and College tutors in 13 of our hospitals in the West Midlands. We believe that there are many examples of good practice in our region which, if adopted by others, would make a real change for the better in the West Midlands
RCP membership benefits
As a member of the RCP you have access to a wide range of benefits to help you excel in your career, including:
- exclusive member discounts on conferences, workshops and learning tools
- a regional and international network to support you wherever you’re based
- access to our member-only video archive, where you can watch educational content from RCP events and earn CPD points
- free access to our online CPD diary, saving you £150 per year.
For more information or to join, visit Join the RCP.