North East Scotland

Welcome from North East Scotland Faculty, we are a group of volunteer RCGP Members who work closely with our other partner organisations; NHS Grampian, University of Aberdeen, Health and Social Care Partnerships, LMC and GP Sub Committee. We currently support over 630 members and their GP practice staff by providing educational and social events throughout the year. The Faculty have various awards and bursaries available to local members in recognition of excellent practice and new initiatives.

Latest Faculty updates

COVID-19 Updates

January 2021

We would like to thank all GPs and practice staff for their hard work on the frontline during this difficult time. As a College, we are continually updating our resources and guidance for members on the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, please visit our dedicated COVID-19 web page.

New GP Scotland Website

January 2021

An innovative new website has been launched for recently qualified GPs in Scotland. The site brings together information from a host of organisations, including RCGP. Clinical tools, local events and job advertisements are now all available at New GP Scotland.

Get involved

Upcoming events

We run many education courses and social/networking events throughout the year. Many of these contribute to CPD and professional development.

View all learning and social events in North East Scotland

Board meetings

The next meeting of the Faculty Board will take place virtually on Tuesday 1 February 2022.

First5

A group of First5 GPs meet regularly in the city for social and educational events. If you are interested in attending these events, or are new to the area and would like to make contact with the group, then please contact Dr Douglas Naismith.

Awards and prizes

We organise several awards and prizes each year in recognition of the hard work and dedication of those working in general practice locally:

  • Provost Medal was awarded to Dr Sally Harkness at the 2021 AGM in November 2021
  • Denis Durno Award was awarded to Dr Peter Watson at the 2021 AGM in November 2021
  • Sir Lewis Ritchie (AiT) Award was awarded to Dr Stephen Dougherty in 2020 and Dr Jenna Fowler in 2021

For more information, please contact us.

Meet your faculty

Who we are

Faculty Officers

Dr Chris Provan, Chair

  • Dr Peter Watson, Faculty Provost
  • Dr Margaret Denison, Vice Chair
  • Dr Douglas Naismith, Honorary Secretary
  • Kerry Dunn, Education Chair

Faculty Board Members

  • Dr Alasdair Forbes
  • Dr Shona Bennett
  • Dr Annabel Ross
  • Dr Iain Cromarty
  • Dr Lorraine Sinclair
  • Dr Stephen Terwey
  • Dr Laura Moorhead
  • Dr George Leiper

Observers

  • Dr John McKeown, University Representative
  • Ms Sue Kinsey, Lay Representative
  • Dr Jamie Hogg, PCT Clinical Governance Lead
  • Dr John Nicol, NHS Education for Scotland
  • Dr Emma Houghton, LMC Representative
  • Dr Iain Small, NHS Grampian

Contact us

RCGP North East Scotland Faculty

Telephone: 01224 437 230 / 231
Email: nescotland@rcgp.org.uk

Office opening hours: 9:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Your Faculty Support Officer is Diana Lints

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