Medicine for members

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust regularly holds free NHS events for members and these events are open to patients, staff and the public. If you are not yet a member and would like to come along, you are more than welcome. You can also support the trust and strengthen our three hospitals’ links with the local community by signing up for NHS membership at the events.

All medicine for members events take place in the Sir William Wells Atrium at the Royal Free Hospital unless otherwise stated.

Medicine for members events

Lecture title Chair and speaker Location Date and Time Film and feedback
The Thai boys trapped in the cave. What we can learn about creating resilient societies

Chair: Bimbi Fernando

Speakers: Mark Berelowitz, Teerakiat Jareonsettasin.

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 04.02.2020
6.15-7.40pm
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Becoming frail: living and dying well

Chair: Tony Wolff

Speakers:Debbie Bertfield, Shama Mani, Jo Brady, Jo Wilson, Mar Cook.

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 08.01.2020
5.45-7.30pm
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Cardiology

 

Chair:

Sneha Bedi

Speakers:

Kate Slemeck

Dr Paramijt Jeetley

Dr Carol Whelan

Abdullah Arshad

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film

Medicine for members: Zone Q, Chase Farm Hospital

Dr George Verghese

Ms Natalie Forrest

Dr Alan McGlennan

Ms Penny Roberts

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film

The Starlight Neonatal Unit Medicine for Members

Marva Sammy

Dr Steve Shaw

Dr Tim Wickham

Emily Hills

Dr Clare Cane

Debby Hodge

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film

Pathways to better health

Chair: Abi Wood

Speakers: 

Dr John Connolly

Dr Tim Wickham

Dr Shanthi Shanmugalingam

Cathy Rogers Date 

Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film
Cutting-edge research at the Pears Building Chair: Judy Dewinter Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film
RFL Partnership with DeepMind Chair: Jude Bayly Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) Chair: Judy Dewinter
Speaker: Sonya Chowdhury
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital   Watch the film
How renal research is improving the lives of our kidney patients Chair: David Myers
Speaker: Prof David Wheeler
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital    
The Royal Free London's volunteering service Chair: Judy Dewinter
Speaker: Richard Scarth
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 15.12.2016
6-7.30pm
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Neurology in evolution: discoveries to treatments Chair: Stephen Cameron
Speaker: Prof. Anthony Schapira
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 16.11.2016
6-7.30pm
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New technology, the advent of painless endoscopy and the tunnel at the end of the light Chair: Richard Lindley
Speaker: Prof. Owen Epstein
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 25.10.2016
6-7.30pm
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Organ donation at the Royal Free London Chair: David Myers
Speaker: Mr Neal Banga
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 06.09.2016
6-7.30pm
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Annual members meeting   Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 20.07.2016
5-8.30pm
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The Royal Free London's high level isolation unit Chair: Linda Davies
Speaker: Dr Michael Jacobs
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 29.06.2016
6-7.30pm

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From De Hogeweyk to hospital: Creating dementia-friendly environments Chair: Frances Blunden
Speaker: Danielle Wilde
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 19.05.2016
6-7.30pm
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The Royal Free London's sexual health service Chair: Vanessa Gearson
Speaker: Monte Fields
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 21.04.2016
6-7.30pm
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Hands across the world: massage therapy Chair: Richard Stock
Speaker: Keith Hunt MBE
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 17.11.2015
6-7.30pm
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The role of diet and lifestyle in breast cancer Chair: Sue Cullinan
Speaker: Prof. Mo Keshtgar
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 21.10.2015
6-7.30pm
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Organ donation and transplantation  Chair: Judy Dewinter
Speaker: Dr Fernando Bimbi
Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital 09.09.2015
6-7.30pm
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To register your interest at any of the above events, please email rf.membership@nhs.net with the name of the lecture in the subject.

Watch the video of our last medicine for members event below or watch all past lectures for members on the Royal Free London YouTube channel.

Marsden lectures

Antimicrobial resistance - a global problem

On 19 November 2015, our annual Marsden lecture was delivered by Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer and chair of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration. Dame Sally acts as the UK government’s principal medical adviser and the professional head of all directors of public health in local government, and she spoke on the topic of antimicrobial resistance - a global problem. Find out more and watch the lecture.

Inquiries in the NHS: What’s the point?

On 20 November 2014, Professor Sir Ian Kennedy, chair of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, spoke at the 2014 Marsden lecture on the topic of inquiries in the NHS, asking "what's the point?" Find out more and watch the lecture.