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Introducing Dr Aidan King

Dr Aidan King is the Liberal Democrats prospective candidate for the Newcastle upon Tyne North constituency at the next General Election

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Aidan was educated at Heaton Manor High School in Newcastle to sixth form, Manchester Victoria University 1998-2002 (MPharm), Newcastle University Medical School 2006-2010 (NBBS).

He worked as a pharmacist from 2003-2011, and is now a physician at Royal Victoria Hospital specialising in clinical pharmacology, therapeutics and toxicology. He is also a Lecturer Pharmacology Newcastle University. He has two sons aged 6 and 3 years old, and in his spare time he's a self builder, playing football each week with old friends. 

He was a Liberal Democrats councillor for Castle ward from 2018 to 2021. On behalf of the Liberal Democrats he contested the 2019 European elections and the General Election that year for Stockton North.

Aiden worked as a medic throughout the Pandemic, mainly at North Tees Hospital (pictured). At that time he also authored motions debated at Newcastle City Council about the furlough extension and vaccine policy, several of the recommendations of which were adopted by government.

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