Last weekend a dozen a dozen Sheffield students headed north to Glasgow for the Global Health Conference 2013: Migration Changing Medicine. Braving the M1 rush hour, we slogged out the ...read more
One of the most fascinating things about global health is its enormous variety: from economics to ethics and trade to trauma. In Sheffield we’re determined that Medsin is ...read more
In early November, braving the freezing fog and forecast of perpetual rain, Sheffield Medsin took its committee and members to a place it had never been before (both figuratively and ...read more
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“Be enthusiastic, positive, and offer solutions” This message from Maria Neira, Director of Public Health and the Environment Department from the WHO, sticks with me. It’s the end of the Youth pre-World Health Assembly in ...read more
Posted by: Abi Deivanayagam
Medsin’s weekend away (in the Peak District!) Medsin’s second annual weekend away was a delightfully sunny, informative and thought-provoking couple of days. Based in a little bunkhouse in Bamford, we ran a varied mix of workshops and ...read more
Posted by: Felicia Yeung
Whilst most medsin members will know about how Branches, Activities and National Working Groups can work on a local and national level, can the same be said about Regions? Here is a brief round up of what regions are, the potential that they hold and what ...read more
Posted by: Nathan Cantley
Northern regional coordinator - Jessica Overton
Hello there, I'm Jess, a 4th year medical student at Liverpool and the regional coordinator for the North in 2014/2015.
Our branches include Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Manchester, Liverpool and Lancaster. As you can see we're a very active region and each of our branches are unique with some being larger and more established than others. I hope we can use this to our advantage and my aim is to bring together the North for some regional training where branches will benefit from sharing this wealth of experience.
I'm here to help support branches in any way that I can so please don't hesitate to get in touch.
If you are interested in finding out more about the region please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org