November 2013 archive
My name is Felicia and I am taking on the role of Interim Director of Branch Affairs.
*Takes deep breath*
Having given the last two years of my life to Medsin, first as a co-president of the Medsin Global Health Conference 2012, and then as Medsin-KCL branch ...read more
Posted on Sat, 30 Nov 2013
This blog provides some suggestions on how to structure the Zombie flashmob for the NHS Action of the Week, but feel free to get creative and have fun with this.
The purpose of the Zombie flashmob is to engage the public and bring attention to the daily attack on our NHS through reorganisation, ...read more
Posted on Tue, 19 Nov 2013
With a few days to recover, I feel I can now reflect on my first Medsin National Conference in Leeds at the weekend. It was great to meet so many enthusiastic, passionate and committed fellow students that are trying to make a positive change to reduce health inequalities.
The Leeds conference is ...read more
Posted on Tue, 19 Nov 2013
Newcastle webinar: NHS reorganisation and patient care 7-8:15pm 26/11/2013
PROF. JOHN SPENCER - Local legend and GP with his finger on the pulse of NHS changes.
DR GUY PILKINGTON - Chair of Newcastle West Clinical Commisioning Group, in charge of buying NHS services under the new ...read more
Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Hello everyone, a more sombre tone than usual. Please find a message from our IFMSA friends in the Philippines- any support you can give would be appreciated.
As well as this message, please feel inspired that our very own Director of Communications Lucas, is in Poland at the moment at COP ...read more
Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2013
Hello Medsinnerd far and wide!
NOVEMBER?! How times flies... read on for your International Update. Now sometimes the opportunities we update you with may seem completely unrealistic to attend-usually because they are on the other side of the world- but we feel it's important ...read more
Posted on Mon, 11 Nov 2013
Crossing Borders are an organisation affiliated with Medsin-UK who seek to reducing the barriers to healthcare faced by refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants. They do this by educating the student population on the challenges that migrants face, advocating for change, and taking ...read more
Posted on Fri, 8 Nov 2013
Minds for health are a small charirty that were newly affiliated with Medsin UK in Spring 2013. Their volunteers aim to help improve people's mental health in low and middle income countries. Daisy Lewis recently volunteered with Minds for Health at Antara Psychiatric Treatment and ...read more
Posted on Tue, 5 Nov 2013
Various exciting opportunities to get involved with Medsin's international partner the 'International Federation of Medical Student's Association' IFMSA...
One of the most exciting things this week is the launch of the IFMSA Think Global Initiative that provides medical ...read more
Posted on Mon, 4 Nov 2013
PharmAware is an organisation that seeks to promote ethical interactions between healthcare professionals and the pharmaceutical industry. PharmAware is an affiliated Medsin activity, and works closely with Medsin nationally to advocate on issues at the core of our shared vision. Last ...read more
Posted on Sun, 3 Nov 2013