Meet the Senate Council

Prof Andrew Cant
Senate Chair / Consultant in Paediatric Immunology

Northern England Clinical Senate / Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT

Dr Lesley Kay
Vice Chair/ Consultant Rheumatologist

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT

Dr John Bourke
Consusltant Cardiologist & Senior Lecturer Dept of Cardiology

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT

Lesley Durham
Director and Lead Nurse at the North of England Critical Care Network

Dr Katie Elliott
Salaried GP, CRUK Strategic GP NCA Doctor Representative, South Tees FT

Collingwood Medical Group

Dr Jean MacLeod
Consultant Physician in Medicine & Diabetes

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS FT

Fiona McEvoy
Head of Nursing Quality at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT

Dr Jeremy Rushmer
Consultant in Anaesthesia & ITU & Executive Medical Director

Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT

Mr Barry Slater
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust

Andy Simpson
Consultant in Emergency Medicine

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS FT

Dr Sam Bethapudi
GP Principal Dunelm Medical Practice, Post Graduate Trainer & GP Appraiser. Member RCGP National Council

Julie Clennell
Interim Regional Director of Clinical Quality

NHS England and NHS Improvement – North East and Yorkshire

Dr Martyn Farrer
Consultant Cardiologist & Clinical Director for Emergency Medicine

City Hospitals Sunderland NHSFT

Debbie Freake
Service Redesign Consultant

Neil Halford
Deputy Medical Director at Gateshead Health NHS FT

Mr Gareth Hosie
Consultant in Paediatric Surgery

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT & Chair of NE Maternity network

Nicola Hutchinson

Academic Health Science Network

Dr Mike Jones
Consultant in Acute Medicine

County Durham and Darlington NHS FT

Dr Angela Kennedy
Consultant Psychologist

Tees Esk & Wear Valley NHS FT & member of NE Mental Health Network

Dr Raj Khanna
GP and Emergency Department Consultant, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS FT

Dr Mike McKean
Clinical Lead Child Health and Welllbeing Network

Dr Robin Mitchell
Clinical Director

NENC Clinical Networks and Senate

Prof Laura Serrant
Regional Head of Nursing and Midwifery

Health Education England, working across Yorkshire & the Humber

Dr Jonathan Slade
GP in Stockton-on-Tees and Assistant Medical Director

NHS England & NHS Improvement NEY

Prof Gerry Stansby
Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT & Chair of NE Vascular Advisory Group

Jenna Wall
Clinical Lead for Midwifery for the North East and North Cumbria Maternity Network and Local Maternity System

Dr Neil O'Brien
Executive Medical Director Designate for the North East & North Cumbria ICS, Chief Clinical Officer and Accountable Officer

Managerial Support

Jeanette Unwin
Clinical Senate Manager, North East and Yorkshire & Humber

NHS England and NHS Improvement (North East and Yorkshire)