specialty adviser

specialty adviser

A practising consultant appointed by each royal college in consultation with regional deaneries, colleagues and the relevant specialist advisory committee. The main role of regional specialty advisers is to co-ordinate postgraduate training in their specialty. They are responsible for approving consultant and associate specialists.
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In addition to being Vice-Convenor for Children in Scotland, he is Vice-Chair of the National Child Health Support Group and Specialty Adviser to the Chief Medical Officer on Medical Paediatrics.