England - South London Area - South London region

Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Dr Claire Lemer. Find out 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 South London Area Officer sits on Council, and represents two RCPCH regions: Kent, Surrey and Sussex and South London.

Regional Lead

The South London 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 Vasantha Gowda - v.gowda@nhs.net  
  • Deputy Regional Lead: vacant

Other contacts for your RCPCH region

Contacts for your training

Medical schools:

Head of School: Dr Jonathan Round - jonathan.round@hee.nhs.uk

Training Programme Directors (TPDs) - please use the London School of Paediatrics to find your TPD.