Specialty Training Committee

The ENT STC meets twice a year. Membership includes unit leads,  college, regional or specialty advisors, representatives of SACs or the equivalent , Programme Directors, trainee representatives and administrators from HEE NE and the Lead employer Trust.The function of the Specialty Training Committee (STC) is:

  • to advise and support Health Education England North East in implementing Postgraduate Medical Education relevant to their Specialty
  • to collaborate with Health Education England North East 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 panel, the Annual Reviews of Competence Progression (ARCPs)
STC Chairman Mr S Carrie
Early Years Representative Ms H Wallace
Programme Director Ms S Kundu
Middlesbrough Representative Ms K Blackmore
Sunderland Representative Mr F Stafford
Trainee Representative Miss L Pabla and Mr M Williams
Carlisle Representative Mr P Counter
Research Director Professor J Wilson
Assistant Research Director Mr V Paleri
Darlington Memorial Hospital Mr C Watson
Newcastle Represetative Ms C McLarnon
Human Resources Officer Mr S Callender
Specialty Programme Coordinator Mrs T Heron






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