Workforce, training and education
East of England
Royal College of Physicians- Eastern


The regional office supports the work of the Eastern regional advisers and provides a local point of contact for RCP fellows and members in this region.  Together they work in partnership with College tutors and regional colleagues to facilitate the two way exchange of information from the RCP to the region.  The regional team provide local CPD opportunities with the provision of workshops, conferences and access to other training courses.

Regional advisers play an important role in offering support to local fellows and members, approving job descriptions, taking part in the scoring of clinical excellence awards and granting continuing professional development approval.

Contact Details

Eastern Regional Office

Royal College of Physicians

Venari House

1 Trimbush Way

Market Harborough, LE16 7XY

Regional Manager: Gill Brown,

Telephone: 01858 458080

Deputy Regional Manager: Lucy Wright,

Telephone: 01858 458081

Regional Advisers

Dr Ian Gooding
Colchester Hospital, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Email: ian.gooding@colchesterhospital,

Dr Deepak Jain
Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Tel: +44 (0)1438 314333

Dr Khin Swe Myint
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich 
Tel: +44 (0)1603 286286

Approval of job descriptions

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

For help and advice on the job description approval process please see our page: Advisory Appointments Committees (AAC)

College tutors and other regional representatives

College and associate college tutors

We greatly value our RCP College and Associate College Tutor network and co-ordinate two meetings per year for the Eastern region.  These informal evenings are generally held in Newmarket and provide tutors with an opportunity to share initiatives and discuss challenges.  Please contact the regional office for further details.  NB: the RCP regional office should be advised of any new tutor appointments to ensure that tutors receive all relevant information. 

Trainees committee

The RCP Trainees Committee is comprised entirely of medical trainees, and reflects the RCP’s commitment to encouraging physicians-in-training to develop active roles in shaping the future of medicine. Your Eastern trainee representative

Student and foundation doctor network (SFDN)

The SFDN is made up of 20 medical student and foundation doctor representatives located across the UK, plus a network chair, who act as RCP ambassadors in their regions. Its work is currently focused on three main themes:

•working lives

•career development

•local engagement and communications.

New consultants

Are you a new consultant?  Please contact for any local RCP information.

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