Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland region covers all of Northern Ireland and is in close proximity to the NorthernWales and Mersey RCP regions.

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The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) Northern Ireland regional office, based in Belfast, is here to support local physicians, provide educational events, administer the approval of consultant job descriptions and help develop and maintain regional networks.

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Regional office

Sonya Lappin, regional manager
Tel: +44 (0)28 91 249107

Regional advisers

Dr Stella Hughes
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

Dr Nashid Alam
Antrim Area Hospital, Antrim

Dr Jayne McAuley
Craigavon Area Hospital

Dr Frederick McElwaine
The Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust


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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, please contact your regional manager.

Further information and guidance on job planning is available from Advisory Appointments Committees (AAC).

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