England - East of England Area - East of England region

The Area Officer position, who represents you at Council, is currently vacant, and your Regional Lead is Dr Rishi Arora. Find out useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH area and region.



Council is the members' representative body that reports directly to the Board of Trustees, and meets three times a year. Council sets the College's overall strategy, in particular with regard to issues affecting members. Find out more and read Council meeting minutes

Area Officer

The East of England Area Officer sits on Council, and represents two RCPCH regions: East Midlands and East of England.

  • Area Officer: Dr Anshoo Dhelaria - anshoo.dhelaria@nhs.net

Regional Lead

The East of England Regional Lead is the ambassador and advocate for your RCPCH region. Through the Area Officer, they represent you in Council and other meetings. They also liaise with specialty training bodies, to help ensure the quality of training. The Regional Lead is in this post for three years, with a possible extension for a further two years.

Other contacts for your RCPCH region

Contacts for your training

Training Programme Director (TPDs)

RCPCH presence in the East of England

The East of England region has 1563 members (10.6% of the total in England) (last updated September 2018). The figures below show the age range, positions and locations with most members. An overview of all locations can be found in the RCPCH presence in the East of England Data document.