Contacts and STC Information

Specialty Training Committee

The Specialty Training Committee (STC) exists to:

  • advise and support HEE NE in implementing Postgraduate Medical Education relevant to their Specialty
  • 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 11th October 2022

Tuesday 7th February 2023


Name Trust Email
Dr Geetha Janakiraman TPD - South Tees 
Dr Iain Goff Newcastle 
Dr  Ish Atchia Northumbria 
Dr Graham Raftery Sunderland
Deputy – Dr Sara Vadivelu QE 
Dr Olwyn Jones QE 
Prof John Isaacs Freeman Hospital
Dr Richard Reece NUTH 
Dr Arthur Pratt Freeman University Academic Rep
Dr Kate Chapman South Tees
Dr  Alice Lorenzi  NUTH 
Hanaa Rajabally Durham
Lori Jefferson HRO 
Dr Muzna Babiker Trainee Rep
Dr Rebecca Alexander Trainee Rep
Dr Faye Cooles Trainee Rep
Dr Jessica Weightman BSR Trainee Rep (unelected)

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

Visit our Recruitment website to find out what it's like to be a GP trainee in the north east and north Cumbria.