​England - Midlands Area - West Midlands region

​​Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Prof Rajat Gupta, and your Regional Leads are Dr Mohammad Sawal and Prof Rajat Gupta . Find out more about useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH 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 Midlands Area Officer sits on Council, and represents two RCPCH regions: West Midlands and Thames Valley.

  • Area Officer - Prof Rajat Gupta - rajatgupta@nhs.net

Regional Lead

The West Midlands 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

RCPCH presence in the West Midlands

The West Midlands region has 1,412 members (9.5% 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 West Midlands Data document.