Newcastle upon Tyne

Name of service
UK Teratology Information Service
Head of service
Dr Kenneth Hodson (MBChB, MRCOG, MRCP (UK), MD)
The Regional Drug and Therapeutics Center, 16-17 Framlington Place,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5AN
+0044 191 213 7880
+0044 191 261 8839
Website (data summaries for healthcare professionals) (full literature reveiw style monographs for healthcare professionals – requires registration) (data summaries for patients)
Date of formal creation
1983 (formerly the National Teratology Information Service)
ENTIS since
1990 (founding member)
Public Health England and the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Hours of service
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Accept calls from
NHS healthcare professionals only and healthcare professionals from the Republic of Ireland
Dr Ruben Thanacoody (MD FRCP (Edin)), Medical Director of the Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre and Consultant Physician
Simon Thomas (MD, FRCP, FRCP (Ed)), Consultant Physician
Dr Kenneth Hodson (MBChB, MRCOG, MRCP (UK), MD), Head of Teratology and Consultant in Obstetrics and Maternal Medicine
Dr Sally Stephens (PhD), Assistant Head of Teratology
Dr Jonathan Richardson (PhD), Senior Medical Information Scientist
Dr Amanda Greenall (PhD), Senior Medical Information Scientist (research)
Mr Nathan George, Senior Medical Information Scientist
Dr Alison Oliver (PhD), Senior Medical Information Scientist (research)
Dr Rebecca Bromley (ClinPsyD, PhD), Clinical Psychologist and Associate Researcher (University of Manchester)
Ms Jane Ingram, Personal Assistant to UKTIS