North West School of Radiology


 Welcome to the School of Radiology

The HEE NW School of Radiology is a specialty school of postgraduate medicine based in the North West of England.

 The purpose of the HENW School of Radiology is to plan and deliver a course of study for specialist registrars and specialist trainees in preparation for the examinations of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). It offers educational advice in the workplace and is often called upon to provide guidance and direction in training matters.

The training period consists of 5 years with years 1-3 spend in core training and years 4 and 5 in subspecialty/ higher training.

ST1 training will include a 4 month teaching block rotation at Edge Hill University at the Radiology Academy. 

Further information regarding the School of Radiology can be accessed by the following link, but please note that HENW are not responsible for the content of this site:




Head of the North West School of Radiology



Dr Alistair Craig

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital
Preston Road




Associate Postgraduate Dean for Radiology




Dr Fiona Clarke


Health Education England
Regatta Place
Brunswick Business Park
L3 4BL




Training Programme Directors




Edge Hill Academy Training Lead

Dr Sue Kearney


TPD for ST1

Dr Dhivya Paravasthu 


TPD for ST2-ST4 Dr Jana Suntharanathan  
TPD for ST5-ST6 Dr John Curtis 0151 529 3235



HEE North West School of Radiology Training Programme Management Team



The HEE North West School of Radiology Training Programme Management Team are based at HEE's Liverpool Office.


Role Name Email Address Telephone Number
Programme Support Manager for Radiololgy  Natalie Dawson 0151 479 2615
Programme Support Co-ordinator for Radiology Kaleigh Fennah 0151 479 2505
Programme Support Administrator for Radiology Teresa Guy 0151 479 2574
Academy Programme Support Officer  Samantha Truesdale 0151 479 2568

All general enquiries relating to education/training should be directed to

School of Radiology Academy - Edge Hill enquiries should be directed to 



HEE North West Lead Employer



From 1 October 2018 St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the Lead Employer for the whole of the North West region.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
General Queries Email: Tel: 0151 426 1600
Payroll Email: Tel: 0151 290 4658




Important Dates







Radiology Spring ARCP

VENUE: Regatta Place, Liverpool







Radiology Finals Panel

VENUE: PP3, Manchester






Radiology Assessment Panel

VENUE: Regatta Place, Liverpool






Radiology Feedback Panel

VENUE: Regatta Place, Liverpool





Radiology Winter ARCP

VENUE: PP3, Manchester



Useful Links



The Royal College of Radiologists    
Less Than Full Time Training Information    
Inter-Deanery Transfers    
Lead Employer (St Helens and Knowsley)    
SuppoRTT Guidelines - Pre/Post Leave Support



Trainee Support


Useful Contacts



Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Lead - Emma Reid - 

SuppoRTT Champion - Catriona Farrell - 


Page last updated 17/01/2020