Tomson, Dr Charles

Dr Charles TomsonConsultant Nephrologist

  • Consultant Nephrologist
  • Tel: 0191 213 7149
  • GMC Code: 2720997
  • Qualifications: MA, BM, BCh, FRCP, DM
  • Special Interests

    Chronic kidney disease, haemodialysis, quality improvement, safety

  • Biography

    Qualified Oxford 1981. Registrar and research training in Newcastle 1984-1988. Consultant Nephrologist since 1991, initially at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London then at Southmead Hospital Bristol from 1993 before moving to Newcastle upon Tyne December 2014.

    Chaired the group that developed the first UK guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease management (superseded by NICE guidelines). Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2004-2005. Chair, UK Renal Registry 2005-2009. President, Renal Association 2010-2012. Member of KDIGO working party on blood pressure management in CKD 2012-2013. Chair, Joint Specialty Committee on Renal Disease (RCPL/Renal Association) 2012-2014.

  • Directorate

    Urology and Renal Services

  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    Haemodialysis, General Nephrology, Hypertension.

  • Name of Secretary
    Marie Reeve
  • Charles Tomson 
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