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Next membership events

All events in the Sir William Wells Atrium. If you would like to attend, please book your free place via rfh.membership@nhs.net.

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April 2014
Gene therapy for haemophilia
  • A new potentially curative treatment for haemophilia
  • Will gene therapy provide a cure for all monogenetic disorders in the future?

Speaker: Professor Amit Nathwani

Tuesday 22 April 2014, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Sir William Wells Atrium


Nancy Bell
rfh.membership@nhs.net
020 7830 2071
May 2014
Type 1 Diabetes: new research directions at the Royal Free
Speaker: Prof Lucy Walker, professor of immune regulation

Tuesday 27 May 2014, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
Nancy Bell
rfh.membership@nhs.net
020 7830 2071
June 2014
The treat not the treatment
  • Over the last 20 years the Royal Free has adopted the use of massage in all disciplines of medicine
  • How complementary therapy and medicine can work in harmony
  • The positive effect of massage on the patient experience
Speaker: Keith Hunt MBE, complementary therapies to-ordinator

Thursday 26 June 2014, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Sir William Wells Atrium


Nancy Bell
rfh.membership@nhs.net
020 7830 2071

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March 2014
Acute kidney failure : finding new targets for diagnosis and treatment

Speaker: Prof. Alan Salama MBBS PhD FRCP Consultant nephrologist


Thursday 20 March 2014, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
February 2014
Public health: Keeping our hospital healthy

Speaker:Dr Alison Rodger, Clinical Director of Public Health / Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant in Infectious Diseases and HIV


Thursday 13 February 2014, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
January 2014
Meet your governors, have your say!
Tuesday 21 January December 2014, 6-7.30pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
December 2013
Medicine for members
Parkinson's disease: history, cause and cure
Professor Anthony Schapira
Chair: Stephen Cameron, governor
Tuesday 10 December 2013, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
November 2013
Medicine for members
Royal Free Charity event
Building organs from stem cells

Professor Martin Birchall
Professor of laryngology & consultant in ENT surgery at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital.
Thursday 14 November 2013, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
October 2013
Medicine for members
Breast Cancer Awareness
Professor Mo Keshtgar, consultant oncologist
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
September 2013
Medicine for members
What is integrated care and why is it important?
Katie Donlevy, Director for Integrated Care
Thursday 19 September, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
August 2013
Medicine for members
Xtreme Everest 2
Dr Daniel Martin, expedition leader, Xtreme Everest 2, senior lecturer & honorary consultant, critical care & anaesthesia, director, UCL Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine
Thursday 8 August 2013, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
July 2013
Medicine for members
Annual members' meeting and the Francis Report
Stephen Powis, medical director and Deborah Sanders, director of nursing
Chair: David Myers, governor
Wednesday 17 July 2013, members' meeting 5.30-6.30pm and Medicine for members from 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
June 2013
Medicine for members
Eating disorders
  1. Description of eating disorders in children and adolescents
  2. Causes of eating disorders
  3. How we treat eating disorders at the Royal Free
Dr Mark Berelowitz FRCPsych, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Tuesday 25 June 2013, time 6.30 - 8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
May 2013
Medicine for members
Transforming medical science in the heart of Hampstead
Professor Hans Stauss - Director UCL Partners and Andrew Panniker, Director of capital and estates
Chair: Dr Alex Clarke, governor
Tuesday 14 May 2013, 6.30-8pm
Sir William Wells Atrium
March 2013
Medicine for members
'Dying Matters' - Palliative care
Adrian Tookman- Consultant in palliative medicine
Katherine Hopkins - Macmillan nurse consultant, Palliative care team
Thursday 21 March 2013
Sir William Wells Atrium
February 2013
Medicine for members
Common causes for sight problems in the adult generation
Susanne Althauser, Consultant opthalmologist clinical director NCL DESP
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Sir William Wells Atrium
January 2013
Medicine for members
Psychological aspects of disfigurement: the impact and management of visible difference in appearance
Dr Alex Clarke, consultant clinical psychologist
Thursday 17 January 2013
Sir William Wells Atrium
December 2012
Medicine for members
Intensive care
Dr Steve Shaw clinical director, intensive care
Thursday 6 December 2012
Governor chair – Sheldon Stone (staff governor)

October 2012
Medicine for members
Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: common yet commonly ignored
Dr Arvind Kaul consultant in rheumatology/acute medicine
Thursday 11 October 2012
Governor chair – Dr Alex Clarke (staff governor)

September 2012
Medicine for members
Interaction between physical illness and mental health
Dr Nora Turjanski consultant liaison psychiatrist
Thursday 20 September 2012
Governor chair – Barbara Alden (public governor)

News story
July 2012
Annual Open Day and AGM
Thursday 26 July 2012
July 2012
Medicine for members
The Big Society - a partner for preventative medicine
Dr Devi Nair, consultant chemical pathologist and director SAS centre for cardiac biomarkers
Tuesday 17 July 2012,
Governor chair – Dr Anthony Isaacs (public governor)
June 2012
Medicine for members
Cancer - New treatment options
Prof Hans Stauss, head of immunology at the Royal Free, UCLPartners director of immunology
Wednesday 13 June 2012,
Governor chair – Judy Dewinter (patient governor)
May 2012
Medicine for members
""HIV - Where are we now?""
Prof Margaret Johnson, clinical director HIV/AIDS services
Thursday 17 May 2012,
Governor chair - Dr Stephen Cameron (public governor)
March 2012
Medicine for members
"Scleroderma: new hope for a hard disease"
www.scleroderma-royalfree.org.uk
Professor Chris Denton, professor of experimental rheumatology
Thursday 29 March 2012
Governor chair – Peter Atkin
November 2011
Patient experience action team (PEAT) event
An opportunity to help improve the patient experience. Come along and speak to people who are responsible for catering, cleaning and improving the patient environment.
Wednesday, 2 November 2011
in the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital
December 2011
Medicine for members
"The big sleep": A talk charting the advances in anaesthesia from its Victorian beginnings to the 21st century
Dr Alan McGlennan
Thursday, 8 December 2011
Governor chair – Dr Duncan Jackson
August 2011
Medicine for members
"The tunnel at the end of the light - remarkable new ways for admiring your insides from the outside"
Professor Owen Epstein, professor of gastroenterology
Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Governor chair – Dr Peter Woodford
News story >>

Event feedback >>
October 2011
Medicine for members
"The imaging revolution"
Dr Nick Woodward, consultant radiologist
Wednesday, 12 October 2011
Governor chair – Sara Shaw
June 2011
Medicine for members
"Transforming dementia care in hospital"
Dr Dan Lee, consultant - health services for elderly people (trust lead for dementia) and Jo James, lead nurse for dementia
Monday, 6 June 2011
Governor chair – Barbara Alden
Improving care for dementia - press release >>

Presentation slides >>

Event feedback >>
July 2011
Membership open day
Thursday, 21 July 2011
2-5.30pm in the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital
March 2011
"Patient experience action team (PEAT) event
An opportunity to help improve the patient experience. Come along and speak to people who are responsible for catering, cleaning and improving the patient environment.
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
in the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital
April 2011
Medicine for members
"Blood clotting - walking the tightrope"
Dr Pratima Chowdary, consultant haematologist
Thursday, 14 April 2011
6.30-8pm in the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital
February 2011
Medicine for members
"End of life care"
Dr Philip Lodge, consultant in palliative medicine
Wednesday, 9 February 2011
6.30-8pm in the Atrium, Royal Free Hospital
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