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Events for the 2019-20 Session

The current schedule for 2019-20 is as follows: Booking attendance via Eventbrite is not essential, but does save time on arrival! If you have any questions, please feel free to email

Final meeting 26.03.19: Dr Gareth Hughes, High Times in High Altitudes

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 26th March for the final DMS Meeting of the season: Dr Gareth Hughes, Consultant Emergency Medicine/Clinical lead HOOH, will be talking about ‘High Times in High Altitudes: How to avoid proper work whilst dressed as a … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 12th March: Lessons from the Ariana Grande Concert Bomb, Professor Simon Carley

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 12th March for the next DMS Meeting: Simon Carley, Professor in Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, will be discussing ‘One Night in May: Lessons from the Ariana Grande concert bomb’. … [Continue Reading]

Next meeting: Doctors in Training Case and Poster Presentations; Medical Student Elective Bursary Feedback

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 26th February for the next DMS Meeting, where we will be having a variety of presentations – both cases and posters from Doctors in Training, and Medical Student Elective Bursary Feedback. Please register on Eventbrite. Event … [Continue Reading]

NB: Meeting Schedule Alteration

To all members, Please note that there has been an alteration to this year’s schedule, with the final two meetings switched and with the addition of Dr Gareth Hughes as follows: Date Speaker Title Member attendance Eventbrite link 12/02/19 Professor … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 12th February: The NHS at 100, Professor Tony Young

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 12th February for the next DMS Meeting: Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation NHS England, will be discussing ‘The NHS at 100: What will the NHS be doing in 2048?’. All members, … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 29th January: Just Culture, Dr Suzette Woodward

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 29th January for the next DMS meeting: Dr Suzette Woodward, National Campaign Director for Sign up for Safety Campaign, will be talking about ‘Fairness, kindness and calling it: Exploring the just culture’. All members, medical … [Continue Reading]

Derby Medical Society Elective Bursaries 2018-19 Now Open!

Derby Medical Society offers three bursaries each of £250 to Final Year Medical Students to help fund their elective. Requirements: Students must have had at least one teaching attachment in Derby. Applications are only considered for those currently in their … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 15th January 2019

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 15th January for our first talk after Christmas: Dr Kate Denning PhD, Lead Educator for the Advanced Life Support Group, will be talking about ‘Reconsidering Learning’. All members, medical students, and staff (including Junior Doctors) … [Continue Reading]

Open Meeting 4th December: Breathe Magic

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 4th December for our annual Open Meeting. This year, we’ll be hearing from Breathe Magic Charity on ‘Using magic to improve mental and physical health in a fun and clinically effective way’. Everyone is … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 20th November

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 20th November for a talk by Dr Andrew Goddard, President of the Royal College of Physicians, on ‘Keeping Medicine Brilliant for 500 years: A brief history of the RCP and its current role in the NHS’. … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting Tuesday 6th November!

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 6th November for a talk by Sheila Taylor MBE, CEO of NWG Network, on ‘Child Sexual Exploitation and its impact on children and young people’. If you would like to buy dinner (£5), please arrive around … [Continue Reading]

Next meeting 23rd October 2018!

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 23rd October for a talk by Ros Fisher, Partner Browne Jacobson LLP, on ‘Gross negligence, manslaughter and fitness to practise’. Please note that, unfortunately, Guest Members are not eligible to attend this meeting. If possible, … [Continue Reading]

Next meeting 9th October 2018!

Join us at 7:30pm on Tuesday 9th October for a talk by Dr Chris Moulton, Vice President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, on ‘Nostradamus, Mother Shipton and NHSI: A discussion of prophecy in the field of Emergency Care’. If … [Continue Reading]

Dates for 2018-19 Session Meetings

All meetings take place at 7:30pm on Tuesdays at Royal Derby Hospital Medical School Auditorium – further details can be found on the events list/calendar. Please feel free to email if you have any questions. Date Speaker Title Member … [Continue Reading]

Thank you.

The Derby Medical Society dinner was held last night at the Hilton at St. George’s Park. I would like to thank The Travelling People folk group for providing such wonderful entertainment, Mrs Mary Scott for arranging the tombola, Tracey at … [Continue Reading]

Dates for the meetings of the 2017-2018 Session

Meeting dates As agreed at the last AGM, meetings will be held on Wednesdays this year in the Medical School lecture theatre. The dates are as follows: Wednesday 27th September 2017 Medical Detection Dogs Mrs Wendy Coley BSc MSc Registered … [Continue Reading]

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