England - North East England Area - North East region

Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Dr Rajeeva Singh. 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 North East England Area Officer sits on Council, and represents two RCPCH regions: North East and Yorkshire and the Humber

Regional Lead

The North East 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.

  • Regional Lead: Dr John Williams - john.williams17@nhs.net 
  • Deputy Regional Lead: Dr Yincent Tse - yincent.tse@nuth.nhs.uk

Other contacts for your RCPCH region

Contacts for your training

RCPCH presence in the North East

The North East region has 724 members (4.9% 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 North East Data document.