Foundation Programme Directors

The Deanery has established a network of Foundation Programme Directors who spend a minimum of one session per week working on improving service and education matters for the Foundation Trainees within their Trust.

Programme Director

Acute Trust

Primary Hospital Site(s)

Mrs Kalsang Bhatia (AFPD)

Dr Jennifer Smith (F1) 

Dr Varinder Singh (F2)

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Burnley General Hospital

Dr Alexander Blackmore (F1)

Dr Hanadi Sari-Kouzel (F2)

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Dr Sameer Misra (FPD)

Dr Natalie Walker (Ass FPD)

Dr Jennifer Ruddlesdin (Ass FPD)

Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Bolton Hospital

Dr Lesley Doyle (FPD)

Dr Alan Grayson (Ass FPD - F1)

Dr Preeti Shah (Ass FPD - F2)

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Trafford General Hospital

Dr John Howells (FPD)

Dr Ajay Dhaygude (Ass FPD)

Dr Alison Sykes (Ass FPD)

Dr Fatimah Soydemir (Ass FPD)

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Preston Hospital

Chorley District General

Dr Tom Oldham (F1 Lancaster) 

Mr Sanjay Sinha (F1 Furness)

Dr Corinne Rimmer (F2 Lancaster)

Mr Rahul Kakkar (F2 Furness)

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Furness General Hospital

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Dr Aung Sett (F1)

Dr Judith Mather (F2)

Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust - Pennine West

North Manchester General Hospital

Fairfield General Hospital

Dr Shahid Mirza (F1)

Dr Anindya Mukherjee (F2)

Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust - Pennine East

Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Infirmary

Dr Serena Tolhurst-cleaver (FPD)

Mrs Kate Burnett (Ass FPD)

Dr Katie Hobson (Ass FPD)

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Salford Royal Hospital

Dr Stephanie Thomas (F1)

Dr Sahena Haque (F2)

Miss Rowena Umaar (LIFT)

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Wythenshawe Hospital

Dr Stephen Bonny (Ass FPD)

Dr Mousumi Sadhukhan (FPD)

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Stepping Hill Hospital

Dr Kingsley Enohumah (F1)

Mr Ramesh Thalava (F2)

Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tameside General Hospital

Dr Harry Chan (FPD)

Dr Jagadeeswari Karuppaswamy (F2 Tutor)

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Dr Rob Jones

Dr Raj Kumar

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Aintree Hospital

Dr Jamie Fanning

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Countess of Chester Hospital

Dr Micayla Telfer

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Macclesfield District General Hospital

Dr Simon Burns

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leighton Hospital

Dr Alison Hool

Isle of Man

Nobles Hospital

Mr Chris Webb (F2)

Dr Cecilia Jukka (F1)

The Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Broadgreen Hospital

Miss Shaireen Aleem

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Southport & Formby District General Hospital

Dr John McLindon

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals

Whiston Hospital

Professor James Barrett

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Arrowe Park Hospital

Dr Richard Briggs

Warrington & Halton NHS Foundation Trust

Warrington Hospital

Mr Ravi Sharma

Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust

Alder Hey Hospital

Dr Indira Vinjamuri (DME)

Dr Kate Wood (FT Lead)

Mersey Care NHS Trust

Mersey Care

Mr Adel Soltan

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Dr Sahana Olety

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Pennine Care