Purpose

To ensure the views of recently appointed consultants (consultants within the first ten years of appointment) are represented in relation to changing requirements in professional development and education.

Membership

The Committee is comprised of two co-Chairs elected to our College Council and other members interested in developing and supporting the needs of recently appointed consultants.

Co-Chair: Dr Helen Liddicoat - Consultant in Respiratory & Acute Medicine, NHS Tayside
Co-Chair: Dr Caroline Scally - Consultant Cardiologist, NHS Lothian

  • Dr Jane Atkinson - Consultant in Acute Medicine, Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, Cramlington
  • Dr Kevin Conroy - Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of North Tees
  • Dr Paul Coulter - Consultant Palliative Medicine and GP North East Ambulance Service, Inverclyde Royal Hospital
  • Dr Alison Falconer - Consultant in Medicine of the Elderly, Wishaw General Hospital
  • Dr Ailsa Howie - Consultant in Acute Medicine, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
  • Dr Adelina McLeod - Consultant in Medicine of the Older Person, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Dr David Ripley - Consultant Cardiologist, North Tyneside Hospital, North Shields
  • Dr Anne Scott - Consultant Cardiologist, Borders General Hospital, Melrose
  • Dr Craig Thurtell - Consultant in General Internal Medicine & Endocrinology & Diabetes, Perth Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Madeleine Vernon - Consultant in Renal Medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds

Contact the committee

The Committee welcomes any new members who wish to join the group. Membership to the Committee is open to all UK Fellows and Members. If you would like more information about roles and responsibilities, please contact the Committee Administrator at rac@rcpe.ac.uk