Dr Riaan Swanepoel


MBChB, MRCPCH, MRCGP, MSc (Child Public Health)

GMC number: 4143943

Practising since: 1992


General Practice

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  • Monday evening
  • Wednesday evening
  • Friday morning
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Dr Swanepoel lives and works in Newcastle upon Tyne. Half his practice is as an NHS GP and other half is spent as the GP lead for safeguarding (both adults and children) for a local Integrated Care Board (ICB). 

He undertook his undergraduate medical training in his native South Africa and completed higher professional exams in general practice and paediatrics and a masters in Child Public Health in London.

Special interests

Dr Swanepoel enjoys old fashioned general practice. He has an interest in combining traditional western medical practice with complementary therapies and counselling, as a holistic approach. www.idoshealth.co.uk  

Personal interests

Dr Swanepoel keeps fit by cycling to work, doing Aikido and Iaido.

Locations Dr Riaan Swanepoel works with

Related experience

Other posts held

  • GP Child and Adult Safeguarding Lead at North Tyneside ICB
  • Director and GP at IDOS Health and Wellbeing CIC www.idoshealth.co.uk
  • NHS GP Newcastle upon Tyne


Dr Riaan Swanepoel does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Riaan Swanepoel does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Riaan Swanepoel does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.