North West School of Psychiatry

The North West School of Psychiatry oversees postgraduate training in psychiatry across Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The School offers core psychiatry training, as well as higher training in six psychiatry specialties, with dual specialty training schemes available.

For further details about the programme, please visit the School’s website at www.schoolofpsychiatry.net

 Annual Review of Competency Progression (ARCP) Dates 2020

Assessment Panels 
January
Core Psychiatry Assessment Panel Tuesday 7th January 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
General & Psychotherapy Assessment Panel Monday 13th January 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
CAMHS & Learning Disability Assessment Panel Tuesday 14th January 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
Old Age & Forensic Assessment Panel Tuesday 14th January 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
June 
Core Psychiatry Assessment Panel Tuesday 2nd June 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
General & Psychotherapy Assessment Panel Wednesday 10th June 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
CAMHS & Learning Disability Assessment Panel Tuesday 16th June 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
Old Age & Forensic Assessment Panel Tuesday 16th June 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
Feedback Panels 
January
Cheshire & Merseyside Feedback Panel Tuesday 21st January 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
Manchester & Lancashire Feedback Panel                 Tuesday 28th January 2020, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
July
Manchester & Lancashire Feedback Panel             Tuesday 14th July 2020, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester 
Cheshire & Merseyside Feedback Panel Wednesday 15th July 2020, Regatta Place, Liverpool
Manchester & Lancashire Feedback Panel Tuesday 21st July 2020, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester 

Head of School

Dr Margaret Campbell

Programme Support Team


Natalie Dawson, Programme Support Manager

Psychiatry.NW@hee.nhs.uk

0151 479 2534

Health Education England                                      

1st Floor, Regatta Place,

Liverpool

L3 4BL



Kaleigh Fennah Programme Support Coordinator


Melissa McGowan, Programme Support Officer

Training Programme Directors

Core Psychiatry  
Dr Cherry Lewin Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust  
Dr Roshelle Ramkisson                                          

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust


Academic Clinical Fellows 

Dr Matthew Appleyard

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust


East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust 

Dr Mark Theophanous    

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Rachel Elvins   North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust  
Dr Rachel Jukes  Core Psychotherapy 
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
Dr Lakshmi Ramasubramanian Cheshire & Merseyside  
Dr Neelo Aslam   Manchester & Lancashire 
Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities    
Dr Mischa Mockett Regional
Forensic Psychiatry  
Dr Simon Plunkett Regional
General Psychiatry  
Dr John Stevens Cheshire & Merseyside 
Dr Simon Sandhu   Manchester & Lancashire 
Medical Psychotherapy 
Dr Simon Graham Regional
Old Age Psychiatry 
Dr Anna Richman Cheshire & Merseyside 
Dr Jay Palle Manchester & Lancashire