Leicester Faculty

Faculty officers

Dr Bevis Heap (Provost and Fellowship Lead)
Dr Saqib Anwar (Chair)
Dr Shiraz Makda (Honorary Secretary)
Dr Mike Davies (Honorary Treasurer)

Faculty board

Dr Bhavik Patel
Dr Kathryn Oliver
Dr Susan Hadley
Dr Andrew Milne
Dr Ammar Ghouri
Dr Sue Cullis
Dr Samuel Seidu
Dr Faraz Anjum ( First5 rep)
Dr Vikram Bolarum
Dr Jean Wong (Internation rep)
Dr Adam Mulla (AiT rep)
Dr Navjit Gill (AiT rep)
Dr Adefolake Yusuff (Co-opted AiT rep)
Dr Anil Sood (Co-opted -Undergraduate  rep)
Dr Nigel Scarborough (Co-opted LETB rep)
Dr Kam Lally (Communication & Educational Lead)
Robert Whitehead (Lay rep)
Reena Patel (Practice Nurse rep)

 

Saqib AnwarDr Saqib Anwar. Faculty Chair

 

 

 

 

 

Bevis HeapDr Bevis Heap. Faculty Provost


 

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About us

The Faculty supports over 840 members, Fellows, Associates and Associates in Training in Leicester.

Getting involved / Board Member vacancy

We rely on members to play an active role locally, promoting the College aims and objectives. It is essential to raise and maintain awareness of demographic issues and needs of GPs and patients alike, and develop initiatives to support these.

 If you would like to find out more about becoming involved with the faculty we would be delighted to hear from you.

Currently we have a board member vacancy, please contact kiran.sohal@rcgp.org.uk for further details.

Refresh & Revive 2016 Event

Final chance to book your place at the Refresh & Revive 2016, 15 and 16 November 2016 at Stamford Court, University of Leicester, Manor Rd, Leicester LE2 2LH.

Spaces are filling up fast, so make sure you don't miss your chance to come along to this great 2 day conference. Last day to book is Thursday 10 November 2016.

 

Following on from the success of last year, Refresh & Revive 2016 will cover a variety of equally interesting seminars and workshops on key issues in primary care.

 

Highlights include:  Keynote presentations from: Prof Iona Heath (former RCGP President) and Dr Terry Kemple (Current RCGP President)

Confirmed Workshops*: Cardiology, Stroke Medicine, ENT, Child and Adolescent Mental Health,  Rheumatology, Palliative Care in Primary Care, Renal Medicine, Dermatology, Gynaecology, BLS  and   more .

 

*(workshops can be subject to change without notice due to speaker circumstances)

 

Please click here for registration

 

Regular rate:

RCGP Members -                             £140 for 1 day or £250 for 2 days

Non members -                                 £160 for 1 day or £270 for 2 days

 

Don't miss this great CPD event and the chance to network with local colleagues

Faculty news

The last Faculty Board meeting was held on 9 February 2016.

The next two Faculty Board meeting are:

 9 November 2016, GP Training Rooms, Leicester General Hospital

 9 February 2017, GP Training Rooms, Leicester General Hospital

All members are invited to attend board meetings. If you would like to discuss any item covered or would like an item to be considered at a future meeting, please contact us.

To support sustainability and to keep costs down, we are reducing hard copy communications with members wherever possible. Please make sure we have your up to date email address to stay connected.


Faculty Initiatives

Awards and Prizes The Arthur Watts Prize:

Awarded to an outstanding fourth year medical student for best overall performance in all aspects of the clinical methods course. Winner 2016, awarded £200; Chris Clements.

The Justin Allen Foundation Prize:

Awarded to a doctor within a year of completing an FY2 GP Placement within the LETB for producing the best written assignment on a given topic. Winner 2016, awarded £200; Kristian Roberts. Please contact us for more information about these prizes, and the nomination and application process.

Fellowship

The Leicester Faculty Fellowship subcommittee welcomes nominations of Members for the award of FRCGP. The Faculty actively encourages its members of 5 years plus standing to consider putting themselves forward for Fellowship The Provost will be pleased to offer informal advice to any member who wishes to propose a colleague for this honour. Guidance on eligibility and the process of nomination can be found on the RCGP website. What is Fellowship? Please contact us if you would like to discuss further. Fellows Frolic We host a celebration of Fellows at the annual Fellows Frolic. This event gives an opportunity for College Fellows to get together in an informal setting and enjoy good food and conversation. The next event will be  December 2015.

Support to AiTs

Every May we support the LETB annual AiT Leavers event. In August, the Faculty welcomes new local AiTs onto the programme and promote the College. 

Contact us

RCGP Leicester Faculty
GP Postgraduate Education Department
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
Leicester
LE5 4PW

Telephone: 0116 2730291

Email: leicester@rcgp.org.uk Faculty Administrator: Kiran Sohal A voicemail system is in operation when the office is closed. Please call before visiting the office.

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