Health Education North East

Contacts for your Local Education and Training Board (LETB) in Health Education North East - including Head of School, Training Programme Directors and Administrators - as well as your College's regional representatives.

Health Education North East

Health Education North East website

Medical schools

University of Durham - School of Medicine
Newcastle University - Faculty of Medical Sciences

LETB contacts

Head of School:  

Dr Andy Mellon

Programme Directors:

Dr Emma Riley (Level 1)


Dr Mark Burns (Level 2)


Dr Lorna Gillespie (Level 3)


Dr Yincent Tse (Quality)

LETB Administrators: 

Adele Simpson

(Level 1, ST1-3 Trainees)


Kelly Baxter         ( 

(Level 2 & 3, ST4-8 Trainees)

ePortfolio Champion:

Dr Lorna Gillespie

IPTS Champion: 

Principal Regional Examiner (PRE): 

Dr Mithilesh Lal

LTFT (less than full time) Training Adviser:


College contacts

Regional Lead:

Dr Neil Hopper

Deputy Regional Lead:

Dr Yincent Tse

Academic Regional Adviser:  

Dr Andrew Gennery

Trainee Representative:   

 Dr Sian Copley 

Regional General Paediatrics Training Advisor