Thames Valley Faculty

A warm welcome from Thames Valley Faculty. We are a group of volunteer RCGP members who provide local networking, education and support for members in the area. We cover Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire, supporting around 2200 Members, Fellows, Associates and Associates in Training. As a Faculty, we have a particular interest in supporting our members' CPD and professional development and provide a range of education courses, all tailored to local needs.

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Upcoming events

The Faculty is committed to supporting your professional development and wellbeing through engagement, networking and social events run across the calendar year. Many of these are offered to members free of charge. All our events can be found by searching our courses and events.

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Board meetings

We meet four times per year, in February, June, September and November to progress our local engagement activities and discuss issues pertinent to our members, which are then fed back to the College Council. All members of the Faculty are invited to attend Board meetings - please contact us for more information and to express interest in attending.

Faculty board vacancies

Would you like the opportunity to help shape the future of general practice? Local faculties are always seeking more members to join their local boards, you could be helping to connect, represent, develop and celebrate the future of general practice.

The Thames Valley faculty are currently seeking to fill the following roles:

  • Vice Chair 
  • EDI Rep 
  • General Board Members 

Please contact the faculty administrator at for further information and a role description.

Meet your faculty

Faculty officers

  • Dr Peter Burke, Chair  
  • Dr John Rawlinson, Provost
  • Dr Diptasri Sen, Honorary Secretary & First5 Lead 
  • Dr Luke Allen, Honorary Treasurer
  • Dr Shamila Wanninayake, Council Rep 
  • Dr Salaman Waqar, Education Lead 

Faculty Board members

  • Dr Helen Crawley, International Rep 
  • Dr Lisa Jayne Edwards, AIT Rep  
  • Dr James Kennedy, Board member 
  • Dr Oluwatoyo Adenjii, Board Member 
  • Dr Michael Mulhollan, Board Member 
  • Dr Adeola Okesanya, Board Member 
  • Dr Imran Azizullah, Board Member 
  • Dr Suchita Shah, Board Member 
  • Dr Angela Wilson, Climate & Sustainability Lead 
  • Dr Ann Howard, LCaRM Rep
  • Dr Laura Armitage, Board Member 
  • Dr Ian Wood, Board Member
  • Dr Priya Kumar, Board Member 

Contact us

RCGP Thames Valley Faculty
30 Euston Square

Telephone: 07342 998750

Office opening hours: 09:00 - 15:00, Monday to Thursday.

Your local Faculty Administrator is Nicola Husbands.

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