Regional Networks

In an effort to improve networking opportunities, we are looking to increase regional activity around the country.  We currently have some excellent active groups offering local meetings and talks at regional level.  These ‘Guidance Notes – Regional Reps’  give a clear guide on how regions interact with the main ESP Professional Network.  Free membership is offered to those taking up the challenge!

CURRENT GROUPS ARE (click on their names for local news) :-

South West London :  Steve Jones (updated 27th March 2018)

North  London  :  David Quaile  (updated 3rd April 2018)

Scotland:  Vivienne Boyd

South West : Barbara Sharp (updated May 2017)

NOT REPRESENTED AT PRESENT: East Anglia, Surrey/Sussex, Irish Repbulic, North West, Wales, Oxfordshire/Hampshire, Derbyshire, North East, Yorkshire, South East and South East London

If you wish to find out more about running a regional group or interested in joining an active group in your area please contact Leesa Paterson , ESPPN PRO, on for further details

Members can use the new search facility in the members area to identify opted in ESP’s by speciality, sub speciality and region.  If you find the search doesn’t work correctly please contact

Read on to learn some of the advantages of local involvement:

  • Networking with local ESPs
  • Opportunities for local peer support
  • Increased awareness of other ESP services
  • Local support to help meet the challenges/opportunities current in the local NHS
  • Increased awareness of local ESP related higher education modules and courses
  • Up to date information and feedback on national ESP issues and Executive Committee activities

Also: Local meetings offering CPD opportunities – presentations and discussions on ESP related topics facilitated by local experts.