CSP North East team

The CSP employs a team of staff to provide a breadth of services to members in your area. 

North East area

We know that some issues are best handled on a local level, and that every area of the UK has different needs.

Whether you want to stop the closure of a treasured resource, you are worried about particular problems in your NHS trust, or you would like guidance about how to influence the commissioners in your local health care system, we are here to offer guidance and practical help. 

This includes:

  • Campaigning
  • Professional advice
  • Influencing
  • Employment relations
  • Workplace issues

Meet the North East team

Contact the North East team

Call our Enquiries Team on 020 7306 6666

CSP professional advisor

Kathryn Appleby is the CSP professional advisor for the North East region.

CSP campaigns & regional engagement officer

Catherine Chappell supports the work of the North East regional network and local events, as well as supporting members with campaigning and influencing. Find her on Twitter @CChappellCSP

CSP senior negotiating officer

Ian Taylor is the CSP's senior negotiating officer overseeing the local stewards and health and safety reps network and employment issues.

CSP organising officer

Iain Croker is the organising officer for the North East.

Want to know more about what people in these roles do? Read more about CSP local teams

In your area

Our staff are working hard with reps in your area to coordinate collective responses to problems affecting members.

One example of a workplace win is from a North East specialist emergency care hospital. The management wanted to implement a nightshift model, alter staff on-call arrangements, and provide a physiotherapy inpatient service for acute respiratory patients and potential discharges from its emergency department. 

Read about how our rep was able to affect change and support members

Member-led network

 CSP members in the North East run a regional network for the benefit of local physios, including organising events and networking opportunities. Find out what's happening near you and how to get involved.

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