North Western

The North Western region covers Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

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The RCP's North Western regional team is here to support local physicians, provide educational events, administer the approval of consultant job descriptions and help develop and maintain regional networks.

Regional staff

Helen Knowles, regional manager
Tel: +44 (0)151 318 1868

Regional advisers

Dr Sandy Thomson
Salford Royal Hospital

Dr Vinodh Devakumar
The Royal Oldham Hospital

Dr Onesi Ogedengby
Manchester Royal Infirmary

Dr Rehan Qureshi
Royal Bolton Hospital

We are currently recruiting for a new Regional Adviser for this region. To find out more or to apply please visit the regional advisers page.


You can contact the North Western regional office on

RCP regional activities are undertaken by a number of volunteers within our membership community. We have a contact list of regional representatives in the region, members or fellows requiring a copy of the list should email the regional office.

Job description approvals

For the approval of job descriptions within the region please contact:

For help and advice on the job description approval process please consult the information on Advisory Appointments Committees (AAC).

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