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Next Meeting – 26th February 2020

The next meeting will be at 7pm on Wednesday 26th February 2020, when Prof Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the University of Nottingham, will be enlightening us about ‘Health Humanities and Florence Nightingale’. All medical staff and students … [Continue Reading]

Applications for new Student Representatives (2020-21)

Applications for two Student Representatives to sit on the Derby Medical Society Council for the 2020-21 Session are now open. This is a position of responsibility involving: Attending fortnightly Derby Medical Society evening meetings between September 2020 and April 2021, … [Continue Reading]

Next meeting – 12th February 2020

The next talk will be the annual Open Meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 12th February 2020, when Dr Greg Crowley, Portfolio GP, will be discussing ‘Mountain Rescue Medicine’. All medical staff and students are welcome to attend. Nibbles (crisps, cheese, … [Continue Reading]

Next meeting – 29th January 2020

The next talk will be at 7pm on Wednesday 29th January 2020, when Prof Roy Taylor, Professor of Medicine & Metabolism at Newcastle University, will be speaking to us about ‘Diabetes in Remission’. All medical staff and students are welcome … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting – Wednesday 15th January

The next talk will be at 7pm on Wednesday 15th January 2020, when we will be having poster and oral presentations from a variety of Doctors in Training! All medical staff and students are welcome to attend. Nibbles (crisps, cheese, … [Continue Reading]

Applications for Poster and Case Presentations Open

For the 2019-20 season we are offering an opportunity for all doctors in training to present cases (10 minute oral presentations) or posters on research, audits or clinical case reviews with which they have had direct involvement during their training. … [Continue Reading]

Next Meeting: 20th November 2019

The next talk will be at 7pm on Wednesday 20th November 2019, when Prof Steve Powis, National Medical Director of NHS England & NHS Improvement, will be speaking to us about ‘NHS Long Term Plan: Next Steps’. All medical staff … [Continue Reading]

Reminder: Annual Dinner, Saturday 16th November 2019

Thank you to everyone who bought tickets to the annual black tie dinner with special guest speaker Andy Whittaker, who will entertain us in “The Art of Being Brilliant” and will be running the charity auction (last-minute donations still accepted, … [Continue Reading]

Medical Student Bursary Applications For 2019-20 Season Are Now Open!

The Derby Medical Society is proud to support the career development of medical students through awarding elective bursaries. Three bursaries of £250 are awarded to the successful applicants, who are invited back to give a presentation on their elective experiences … [Continue Reading]

Annual Dinner – Booking Deadline 12th October

Dear all, Please note that tickets for the Annual Dinner are available here until 12th October, when booking will close. The black tie dinner (£30 for students, £50 full ticket price) will be at 7pm on the 16th November at … [Continue Reading]

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]

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