Clinical Director

Professor Alan Horgan
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Alan Horgan graduated from University College Cork in 1988.

Following Basic Surgical Training, he completed his MD in Surgical Immunology at Harvard Medical School.

Higher Surgical Training was undertaken in the West of Scotland Rotation following which he spent a year as Clinical Fellow in Colorectal Surgery at The Mayo Clinic.

He was appointed as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle in 1999.

He has since Co-founded and is co-director of the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre and the Newcastle Translational Research Unit.

He has concentrated his clinical and research efforts on Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and Enhancing Recovery after Colorectal Surgery and in 2009 was appointed National Clinical Lead for the Dept. of Health's Enhanced Recovery Programme.

Director of the NSTC & Health Education Surgical Skills Trainng Programme (SSTP) & NSTC SuppoRTT Programme

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Royal College of England Accreditation


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NSTC & Health Education North East Surgical Skills Training Programme (SSTP)


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Latest Courses

BOFAS Foot & Ankle Course

Date: September 09 2020
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Cardiopulmonary Transplantation

Date: September 16 2020
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Primary & Revision Hip

Date: September 23 2020
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Primary & Revision Hip Course

Date: September 23 2020
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Upper Limb Trauma & Femoral Nailing

Date: September 28 2020
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Ocular Trauma Course

Date: October 02 2020
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Newcastle Surgical Training Centre,
Freeman Hospital,
Freeman Road,
High Heaton,
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7DN

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General Enquiries
Tel: 0191 2231264

Fax: 0191 2237248

Email: nstc@nuth.nhs.uk

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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust gratefully acknowledge the generous support provided by the Newcastle Healthcare Charity (Reg. 502473) and the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Charity (Reg 1057213) who provided the initial funding to establish the Surgical Training Centre (Freeman Hospital)