Welcome to the Medical Education Website. This department
is responsible for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing
medical education for students, (junior) doctors in training and
senior/ career doctors within our Trust.
Medical education is led by a number of consultants within our
trust., a strong team of teachers and experienced and well
qualified support staff. Their roles and responsibilities
include faculty development and support (including
training the trainers) as well as organisation of undergraduate and
We have strong links with the Universities of Newcastle and
Durham for our medical students, the Base Units of the Tees and the
Wear within our Medical School, other Trusts within the
Northern Region for specialty rotations and Health Education
England - North East (HEE NE), formerly Northern Deanery, in
Newcastle with the support of the Postgraduate Dean. We have a
number of objectives. These include: -
Director of Medical Education - Dr.
Richard Prescott, Consultant in Elderly Care
Medical Education Manager - Mrs. Anne Sewell
Deputy Medical Education Manager - Mrs. Angela
Undergradaute Lead - Dr. Steve Cowie,
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Undergraduate Tutor (Wear Base Unit) - Dr.
Associate Undergraduate Tutor (Wear Base Unit)
- Mr. Paddy
Undergraduate Tutor (Tees Base Unit) - Dr.
Associate Undergraduate Tutor (Tees Base Unit)
- Mr. David Burton
Foundation Tutor - Mrs. Leigh
Foundation Tutor - Miss Kath Grant
Foundation Tutor - Dr. Hillary Workman
Lead Foundation Tutor - Dr. Srikanth
Specialty Tutor - Dr. Anita
Holtham (SurgeryCare Group)
Specialty Tutor - Dr. Deepak Kejariwal (Acute
& Emergency Care Group)
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community