Manchester Medical Society

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And now for something completely different

  • Date: Tuesday 12th March 2019 from 7.00-9.00 pm (Coffee and Registration from 6.30 pm)
  • Venue: Chancellors Conference Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, M14 6NN
  • Members from £0.00
  • Non Members £5-12
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Venue directions

6.30 pm
Coffee and Registration

An evening meeting to explore the stresses and pressures on Consultants in the modern NHS, how to recognise and reduce these, and a few options to enhance the work-life other than standard clinical practice that might be worth exploring in a long career between appointment and pension in order to keep you enthusiastic and engaged.

7.00 pm
Welcome to the Pleasure Dome
Mr Vincent Smyth, President of MMS Section of Surgery

7.05 pm
Look Out, Here Comes a Monster
Ray Cochrane, Employee Health and Wellbeing MFT

  • Warning signs for burnout and stress

7.20 pm    
Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2
Dr Elizabeth Shackley, Consultant Paediatrician and Resilience Lead for Medical Education

  • Strategies for Wellbeing, resilience and defusing stress

7.35 pm
La Dolce Vita (A NICE life)
Dr Colm Leonard, Consultant Thoracic/Transplant Physician, Manchester University NHS FT

  • Working in clinical healthcare away from the frontline

7.50 pm
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Lucy Davies, NHS Transformation Unit

  • Wider NHS management experience and opportunities

8.05 pm
Even Better Than The Real Thing
Professor Bob Pearson; Immediate past-Medical Director, Manchester University NHS FT

  • Sabbaticals and their value

8.20 pm
Leaving on a Jet Plane
Helen Slattery, Head of Global Health – The Gulu-Man Link

  • Overseas volunteering

8.35 pm
Farewell and Adieu
Mr Vincent Smyth, President of MMS Section of Surgery