The Regional Liaison Service

Working with you to put GMC guidance into practice

Did you know that our local advisers are working in your area?

Our Regional Liaison Service (RLS) offers free training sessions, which we can tailor to your needs.

We deliver our workshops at a time and place convenient to you. They tackle the most ethically challenging issues faced by doctors in their day-to-day work.

Using a variety of learning resources, we equip you with the tools and support you need to provide the highest standard of practice and care.

How do I arrange a training session?

If you’re interested in arranging a training session in your area, we’d love to hear from you.

Email us at for more information or speak to your local adviser. 

Who is my local adviser? 

We currently have 11 Regional Liaison Advisers (RLAs) working across England.

Use the map to find out who your local adviser is and how you can contact them.

Rachel Woodall Ian Wilson Darren Mercieca Jo Wren Louise Robinson Kim Tolley Tista Chakravarty-Gannon Jan Cooper Rachel Ware Howard Lewis John Davey


What training is available?

We listen to what’s important to you and design our training based on your needs.

Our RLAs are experts on all areas of GMC guidance. Examples of the topics we cover are:

  • Confidentiality
  • Raising and acting on concerns
  • Doctors use of social media
  • End of life care

We have also developed the following courses which cover a range of topics aimed at specific groups of doctors:

Welcome to UK Practice

Meet other doctors new to the UK on this free half-day course. Learn about the ethical challenges you are likely to face in your work and what support is available to you.

A day in the life of a GP

The dynamic and challenging environment of Primary Care means you are faced with making tough on-the-spot decisions every day. Our full-day course gives you the time and space to explore the challenges that come with being a GP.

Duties of a doctor

Working with your Trust, we design a bespoke series of workshops, each of which takes an in-depth look at a different ethical subject. The training is developed locally, based on your needs - making it relevant to you and your colleagues.