Contacts and STC Information

Specialty Training Committee

The Specialty Training Committee (STC) meet 3 times per year.  The function of the STC is:

  • to advise and support HEE NE in implementing Postgraduate Medical Education relevant to their Specialty
  • to collaborate with HEE NE in the local administration and delivery of specialist training (i.e. SpR Programmes, recruitment and selection) within the regulations and guidelines of their College or Faculty  to deliver, through an appropriate ARCP panel.


List of future dates:

Tuesday, 13th December 2022


The STC is made up of the following members:

Ahmed Jaafar - TPD and Newcastle
Emily Lyon - Sunderland
Sophie Wilcox - NorthTees
Cath Huntley - Wansbeck
Ting Wai Wong - South Tees
Ewan Tevendale - Darlington
Suba Thiru - South Tyneside
Jane Noble - Newcastle
Jenny Hogg / Hannah Filler / Richard Athey - Gateshead
Ailish O'Callaghan - Cumbria
Andy Kirby - Durham
Miles Witham (Acadmic Rep) 
Lori Jefferson
Trainee Reps
Alex Cropp (Curriculum & Quality)
Jonny Bunn (Academic)
Inka Kokki (Teaching & Training)
Amy Gray (LTFT)


Information for Current Trainees

Access essential information on regulations, study leave, certification, assessment and the curriculum.

Information for trainers and educators

Development and guidance on becoming a trainer, standards for trainers, essential documentation for clinical and educational supervision including guidance for GP trainers,  Trust and out-of-hours supervisors, plus news about the latest courses and conferences.


Potential Applicant

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