Archive

Below are details of past events.

2008

10 Jan 2008

Presidential Address:
Drop the Monkey

Mr Bruce K McLeod ,

Consultant Eye Surgeon, Sussex Eye Hospital

7 Feb 2008

Art and Reconstructive Facial Surgery

Mr Iain Hutchison,

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Barts and the Royal London Hospitals

6 March 2008

A View from the Right

Rt Hon Lord Norman Tebbit CH

3 April 2008

Being a Doctor

Prof. Sir Cyril Chantler

1 May 2008

AGM 7.15pm

The Future Surgeon

Mr Bernie Ribeiro,

President of the Royal College of Surgeons

Friday 16 May 2008

Sussex Medico-Legal Dinner, Audrey Emerton Building

Speaker: Nick Herbert, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

5 June 2008

Aortic Stunts

Mr Waquar Yusuf

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, BSUH

Dr Ian Francis

Consultant Vascular Radiologist, BSUH

Friday 18 July 2008

Annual Dinner, South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding

2 Oct 2008

A Fortunate Man; from here to Ambridge and Beyond

Dr John Wynn-Jones

General Practitioner, Founder of The Institute of Rural Health 1997, President of the European Rural and Isolated Practitioners Association

6 Nov 2008

The Lusaka Connection

Dr Melanie Newport

Reader in Infectious Diseases and International Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

4 Dec 2008

Rips and Yarns

Mr Andy Ripley

International rugby player, member of the British Lions and Barbarians.

Introduced by Mick Cleary, Rugby Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph

2009

8 January 2009

Presidential Address:
Stamping out ill health

Helen Smith ,

Professor of Primary Care, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

5 Feb 2009

If not us, who? If not now, when?- clinicians’ responsibility for tackling climate change

Dr Robin Stott,

Consultant Physician and Vice-chair Medact

5 March 2009

A return to fear: from the creation of the NHS to its destruction, and how the pursuit of trade has overridden health care needs

Prof Allyson Pollock

Director, Centre for International Health Policy, University of Edinburgh

Friday 27 March 2009

Sussex Medico-Legal Dinner, Lancing College

Speaker: Hon. Nicholas Soames, MP

2 April 2009

Saving mothers’ lives, nationally and internationally

Prof James Drife

Obstetrician, writer and entertainer

7 May 2009

The role of policy in the management of obesity

Prof David J Hunter

Director, Centre for Public Policy and Health

4 June 2009

The science of quality improvement- the new challenge for the medical profession

Dr Martin Marshall

Deputy Clinical Medical Officer and academic GP

1 Oct 2009

A little night club medicine; caring for clubbers' health in the 21st`century

Dr Chris Luke

Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Cork University Hospital

5 Nov 2009

Primary prevention of allergies: should we all lick the cat?

Prof Adnan Custovic

Professor of Allergy, Manchester University

3 Dec 2009

Bronchi and organ pipes- strange bedfellows

Dr Richard Godfrey

Respiratory Physician and Organ Consultant to the Diocese of Salisbury

2010

14 January 2010

Presidential Address:
3 Physicians, A Prince, A Surgeon? and Me

Bob Tranter

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust

4 Feb 2010

Managed Quality Healthcare an Oxymoron

A joint meeting with the Sussex Association of Consultants

Geoffrey Glazer

Consultant General Surgeon, Chairman of FIPO, Medical Director of the Wellington Hospital

4 March 2010

From Me to You

Victor Spinetti

International Actor of Film, Stage and Television, Director and Writer

1 April 2010

An Audience with Dame Felicity Lott

Dame Felicity Lott DBE CBE

International Opera Singer

6 May 2010

Political Lamentations

Bob Marshall-Andrews QC MP

Labour Member of Parliament for Medway, Novelist and After Dinner Speaker

3 June 2010

Rhinology Rules OK

Professor Valerie Lund CBE

Professor of Rhinology, University of London

7 Oct 2010

A 100 Years of Plastic Surgery

Simon Watts

Consultant Rhinologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon

4 Nov 2010

Plastic Surgery of the Auditory Pathways

Professor Richard Ramsden

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Manchester; Master of the British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology and immediate Past President of ENT UK

2 Dec 2010

A History of Skull Base Surgery

Carl Hardwidge

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hurstwood Park Hospital

2011

6 January 2011

Trust Us, We're Medical Students

Minutes

Mrs Sophie Binks, Mr Todd Leckie, Mr Adam King and Mr Guy Mole and

featuring sketches by the BSMS medic revue.

3 Feb 2011

Medical History

Presidential Address

Minutes

Dr Mark Signy

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Western Sussex Hospitals and BSUH

3 March 2011

Cricket on the Brain

Minutes

Mr John Barclay

President of MCC 2009-2010, former Captain of Sussex CCC and director of cricket at the Arundel Cricket Foundation.

7 April 2011

The Role of the doctor in the 21st Century: Challenges for Medical Education

Minutes

Professor Sir John Tooke

Founder of Peninsular College of Medicine and Dentistry. Currently vice-chancellor and head of UCL medical school.

5 May 2011

Misconduct and Libel in Medicine and Research

Minutes

Dr Peter Wilmshurst

Consultant Cardiologist and renowned expert on fraud in medicine and research

2 June 2011

Politics, Power and Persuasion

Dr Duncan Selbie

Chief Executive BSUH

6 Oct 2011

Across the River: from Guys to the City

Dr Harry Brunjes

Former President of Med-Chi, Chairman of Governors, Lancing College, Chairman of Premier Medical Group and Medical Director of Capital Health

3 Nov 2011

Medicine and Politics

Dr Tim Loughton MP

Coalition Government Minister for Children and Families and MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

1 Dec 2011

Medicine on the Wild Side - Of Tigers, Tapirs and Tents...

Mr John Lewis MA. VetMB. PhD. MRCVS.

International Zoo and Wild Life Vet

2012

12 January 2012

Presidential Address:

Shocking Medicine

Prof Richard Vincent,

Emeritus Professor of Cardiology and former Associate Dean, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

2 Feb 2012

Travels with my Grant

Prize winning students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School report on their experiences during their medical electives.

1 March 2012

Sir Humphrey in Perspective

Sir Joseph Pilling KCB

Former Director General of the Prison Service in England and Wales and Permanent Secretary to the Northern Ireland Office.

5 April 2012

From Afganistan to A&E

Colonel Tim Hodgetts

Chief Medical Advisor to the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and Honorary Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Birmingham

3 May 2012

Genes, Lifestyle and Environment: Complex Interactions on Disease

Professor Sir Rory Collins

Green Templeton Fellow Professorof Medicine and Epidemiology and Co-Director, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford

7 June 2012

The Sight of Africa

Dr Keith Waddell CBE

Eye Surgeon and medical teacher in rural Africa.

4 Oct 2012

Art, Surgery and Transplantation

Sir Roy Calne

Fellow of the Royal Society, pioneer in transplant surgery and acclaimed artist.

1 Nov 2012

Mind the Gap

Ian Collington

Writer, producer and presenter for the BBC and independent broadcasting.

6 Dec 2012

Medicine after the fall of Communism

Dr Eralda Turkeshi

Family Physician in Albania and leading expert in medical education in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tirana.

2013

10 January 2013

Presidential Address:

An A-Z of the Medical Humanities

Dr John Quin,

Consultant Physician

at RSCH

7 Feb 2013

What I did on my Elective

Students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School report on their experiences during their medical electives.

7 March 2013

A Conversation about Painting

Mr Jonathan Yeo

Jonathan is one of the UK's finest portrait painters. His images of Tony Blair, Nicole Kidman, and Dennis Hopper are well known. He has recently been interviewed extensively by Michael Parkinson for his new series.

4 April 2013

A Conversation about Writing

Mr Chris Paling

Chris is one of the UK's most talented novelists. He has published nine novels, the most recent of which is Nimrod's Shadow (2010)

2 May 2013

A Conversation about Contemporary Art and Medical Teaching

Professor Christine Borland

Christine is one of the Young British Artists (YBA) who came to prominence in the 1990's. She was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1997. Her work often deals with forensic medicine and she has collaberated with the MRC at Glasgow University.

6 June 2013

Here be Giants....

Professor Marta Korbonits

Marta is a Professor of Endocrinology at Bart's. She takes a particular interest in acromegaly and the genetics of this fascinating condition.

3 Oct 2013

Treasure of Wales

Mr David Anderson

David is the Director General of the National Museum of Wales. He has previously worked at the V&A.

7 Nov 2013

The Future of Obesity

Professor Steve O'Rahilly

Stephan is a Professor of Medicine at Cambridge known for his extensive research into the pathogenesis of obesity. He was awarded the Heinrich Wieland Prize in 2002 and the InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize in 2010.

5 Dec 2013

Polemics and Pharmaceuticals

Professor Edwin Gale

Edwin is Professor of Medicine at Bristol whose main research interest is in the epidemiology of Type 1 diabetes. He is editor of Diabetologia and is well known for his op-ed pieces in British and American journals.

2014

9 January 2014

Presidential Address:

Doctors and Opera

Minutes

Dr Alan Ireland,

Consultant Gastroenterologist at BSUH

6 Feb 2014

There and Back

Minutes

Students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School report on their experiences during their medical electives.

6 March 2014

The Day Parliament Burned Down

Minutes

Dr Caroline Shenton

Director of the Parliamentary Archive, Westminster

3 April 2014

What's the Point of a Care Regulator? Shouldn't We Spend the Money on Care Instead?

Minutes

Dr Nick Bishop

Senior Medical Advisor, Quality Care Commission

1 May 2014

Challenges in Medical Education - The Next Ten Years

Professor Jonathan Cohen

Foundation Dean, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

5 June 2014

The Role of the Coroner

Minutes

Mrs Veronica Hamilton-Deeley

HM Coroner, Brighton and Hove

2 Oct 2014

Identifying the 5th Commonest Cause of Death in the UK

Minutes

Professor William Rosenberg

Professor of Hepatology, University College, London

6 Nov 2014

Endoscopy at the Cutting Edge

Minutes

Dr Susi Green

Consultant Gastroenterologist, BSUH

4 Dec 2014

New Horizons in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Minutes

Dr Melissa Smith

Consultant Gastroenterologist, BSUH

2015

Thursday 8th January 18:30

Presidential Address:
Death, Dissection and the Destitute

Dr Ruth Barker

Retired GP of

Brighton and Hove

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Thursday 5th February 18:30

A Reappraisal of Scottish Medical Schools in influencing military medicine in the 18th and early 19th century Great Britain

Dr Hilary Morris

Apothecaries Lecturer, BSMS

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Thursday 5th March 18:30

3 Prizewinning presentations of Electives

BSMS Medical Students

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Thursday 2nd April 18:30

Removing vulnerabilities: The ethical case for clinical research involving children and young people

Prof. Bobby Farsides

Professor of Clinical and Biomedical Ethics, BSMS

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Thursday 7th May 18:30

Being different - The modern generalist and their role in medicine

Prof Amanda Howe,

University of East Anglia Medical School Vice Chair for Professional Development RCGP

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Tuesday 19th May 19:00

Council Meeting

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Thursday 4th June 18:30

Annual General Meeting &

Brighton and the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19

Dr Jaime Kaminski

Senior Lecturer with the University of Brighton's School of the Environment and Technology and the Cultural Informatics Research Groups

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Thursday 1st October 18:30

HIV 1981-2015

Dr Yvonne Gilleece

Joint Principal Lead Consultant for HIV and GU Medicine

Dr Daniel Richardson

Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecture in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine, BSUH

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Tuesday 15th October 19:00

Council Meeting

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Thursday 5th November 18:30

Bringing the Art back into Medicine

Dr Laura Marshall-Andrews

GP Brighton and Founder with Gary Toyne (managing partner) and Chris Dance (acupuncturist) of The Brighton Health and Wellbeing Centre

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Thursday 3rd December 18:30 The Anatomy of Courage  Dr Tony Eisinger

Retired Nephrologist. Was Director of the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit

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2016

Thursday 7th January 18:30

Presidential Address:
The man who was allergic to his wife

Dr Meg Price

Retired Consultant Dermatologist

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Thursday 4th February 18:30

A brief history of blood

Dr Tim Chevassut

Senior lecturer in haematology at BSMS and Honorary Consultant RSCH

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Thursday 3rd March 18:30

3 Prizewinning presentations of Electives

BSMS Medical Students

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Thursday 7th April 18:30

From local to global - An overview of global health

Prof. Melanie Newport

Professor in Infectious Diseases and Global Health at BSMS

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Thursday 5th May 18:30

Interventional Radiology - The modern surgical revolution

Dr Malcolm Johnston

Consultant and Clinical Lead Interventional Radiologist, BSUH and Senior Lecturer and Director of Imaging Education BSMS

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TBC

Council Meeting

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Thursday 2nd June 18:30

Annual General Meeting &

What kind of doctor do we want and how do we select them?

Professor Malcolm Reed

Dean of BSMS and Honorary Consultant Surgeon BSUH

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Thursday 6th October 18:30

Advance in Stroke Management

Dr Philip Thompson

Consultant in Elderly Care and Stroke Medicine, BSUH

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TBC

Council Meeting

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Thursday 6th November 18:30

Aspects of emergency medicine and the role of the Halo Trust

Dr Paul Ransom

Emergency Medicine Consultant BSUH and volunteer for the Halo Trust

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Thursday 1st December 18:30 Advances in rheumatology Dr Karen Walker-Bone

Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Occupational Rheumatology, Southampton General Hospital

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2017
Date and Time Title Speaker Information

Thursday 12th January 19:00

Presidential Address: Screening for cancer - a worldwide tour

Mr Charles Zammit

Consultant Breast Surgeon

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Thursday 2nd February
19:00

Delivering better care; why we need to take as much note of our local Wetherspoon pub and Chinese Takeaway as we do of our journals and textbooks

Dr Rob Galloway

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Minutes available soon

Thursday 2nd March 19:00

Individual Research Project Presentations

BSMS Medical Students

Minutes available soon

Thursday 6th April 18:30

Cord Blood: Power of Life

Dr Heike Rabe

Consultant Paediatrician

Minutes
available soon

Thursday 4th May 19:00

Combat Stress and Veterans' Mental Health

Walter Busuttil

Minutes available soon

Thursday 1st June 19:00

From Trench to Breezy Brighton: Medicine at the Front and in the Rear in World War One James Ritchie Minutes available soon
Details to be advised Summer Social Event

Thursday 5th October
19:00

Making Faces - the science and art of facial expressions

Mr Charles Nduka

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

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Thursday 2nd November 19:00

The art of relationships: what works, what does not, where do we go from here?

Rev. Canon Peter Wells

BSUH Chaplain

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Thursday 7th December 19:00 Embryology! - throwing the baby out with the bath water or creating a strong blueprint for undergraduate medical education Professor Di Lawrence-Watt

Emeritus Professor of Human Anatomy, BSMS

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Thursday 14th December 19:30 Meet A Colleague Event

NB: this event will be held in the Euan Keat Education Centre, Princess Royal Hospital

Prof Harm Van Marwijk

Professor of General Practice, BSMS

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