Mr Richard Charnley
Chairman Clinical Services
Richard Charnley was appointed to the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne in 1995 as Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon. He has developed a particular interest in the surgical and endoscopic management of pancreatic disease. He was a member of the original writing group for the Improving Outcomes Guidance in Upper GI Cancer and has an interest in the improvement of hospital services for patients with pancreatic and hepatobiliary disease.
He has been invited to help develop services in other parts of the UK and abroad. His research interests include new treatments for pancreatitis, the genetics of pancreatic disease and the causes of pancreatic cancer. He was President of the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland in 2006-07 and in 2008 was elected to the Council of the International Association of Pancreatology.
He was previously a member of the AUGIS Council from 2002-04 and was elected to be Chairman of the Clinical Services Committee of AUGIS in January 2009.