Dr Michael Linney

Mike Linney was Registrar at RCPCH from November 2017 to March 2021, with responsibility to oversee the College's governance. He was Southern Area Officer from 2013 to 2017, and before that Wessex Representative.

Mike Linney is a paediatrician in the South of England, having trained in general paediatrics and respiratory medicine in the Midlands.

Mike’s special interest is in respiratory medicine. He also has special interest in critical care but as a non-intensivist and has been Clinical Lead for the Wessex and Thames Valley Paediatric Critical Care ODN (Operational Delivery Networks) since 2016. Mike has been involved in developing best practice in critical care pathways for many years and has been a strong national voice in this area.

Mike is also the Caldicott Guardian for his Trust and previously was on the UK Caldicott Council.


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A farewell from our Registrar

Dr Mike Linney has been RCPCH Registrar since 2017, with responsibility to oversee the College’s governance, and before that he was Southern Area Officer to Council and Wessex Representative. As he prepares to retire from his years at the College, he looks back at a “truly remarkable time”.