The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

North East

Welcome to the North East Regional page:

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Gordon Ingram
Head Regional Representative

Jonathan Halcrow
Student Representative

UK HCPC Paramedic with NHS, HEMS, Air Ambulance and private medical company experience.
Experienced operational Paramedic and instructor of high level pre-hospital educational courses.



Foundation Doctor with an interest in Critical Care, Trauma and Simulation




James Durrand

Regional Representative

James is a specialty trainee in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. He currently works as a crowd, motorsport and event medical doctor in the North East.


Rob Anderson

Regional Representative

Rob is a consultant in Emergency Medicine and Pre-Hospital Care, with over 15 years experience working in the Pre-Hospital environment. This includes working for 2 air ambulance charities in the North of England and frontline service in Afghanistan serving as a medical officer to the Parachute Regiment.



Sergeant Ray Horncastle

Regional Representative

Deputy Chief Firearms Instructor for Northumbria Police Lead Firearms medic instructor. Member of the Northumbria Police clinical governance board. Holds the FREC 4 and PHTLS qualifications.




Useful Links

Ambulance service

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation



Air ambulance

Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS)


Website / Facebook / Twitter

Local trauma network

Northern England Clinical Networks



Local Universities initiatives websites

Newcastle University School of Medical Education



Other organisations

Newcastle Emergency Medicine Society


Website / E-mail

Upcoming System Maintenance & Network Disruption

Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.