Sheffield Medico-Chirurgical Society

Some recent meetings

  ‘Great care is discovered, not decided.’

 Prof Tom Downes – Consultant Physician Sheffield Teaching Hospital


Clinicians as Carers

Dr Girish Vaidya _ Consultant Child and Adolescent Psycologist Sheffield Children's Hospital


"Physician's Associate: The future workforce"      

Dr Simon Clarke - Consultant Neonatologist & Lead Clinician for Development of Physician’s Associate & Nurse Practioners South Yorkshire


"War Trauma - Game changers and life changers"

Lt Col Jeff Garner RAMC


"Harnessing Immmune system: The New face of cancer treatment"

Dr Abdul Azeez Salawu- Academic Clinical Fellow Medical Oncology


"The Rise and fall of Anatomy from Vesalius to Virtual Reality"

Mr Andrew Raftery - Retired Consultant General and Transplant Surgeon


Naked Ladies and other (Medical) Stories

Dr Rod Amos - Retired Consultant Physician


Health of Victorian Chidren in Sheffield

Dr Patricia Brennan, Retired Consultant Paediatrician


Mountain Rescue Medicine 

 Dr Stephen Rowe, Consultant Anaesthetist


 Just a question of perspective: can we believe our eyes

 Dr Chantelle mann. Neonatal Grid Trainee


When hygiene was a dirty word

 Mr David Bell, 'The Plague Doctor from Eyam'


Neurosurgery in a low-income setting:long term outcomes followingSpina Bifida repair in Uganda                                 

 Dr Helen  & Mr Hugh Sims-Williams


 Clinical Genetics: Past, Present & Future   

Dr Jackie Cook, Sheffield Clinical Genetics Service


Dr James Barry: Military doctor and "ladies man"

 Dr Rod Amos, Retired Consultant Physician


'From a cross-fertilization To specialities to BBC Panorama and beyond

Profs J Snowden and B Sharrack- University of Sheffield


Hillsborough revisited, the story of the 1998 Disaster

Dr G Clarke - Rtd anaesthetist STHFT


From scalpel to needle - IR- the quiet surgical revolution

Dr M Reggie -cons vascular and interventional radiologist STHFT


''Lets get Physical'- The importance of physical activity for health and wellbeing

Dr C Garnett , STHFT


'I know it's a bad illness but I've had a good life':

Dr M Winslow, University of Sheffield


Digging up the dead: Yorkshire Style

Dr R Amos, Rtd cons STHFT

Ebola: Ready or not Here I come

Dr Ann Tunbridge Sheffield teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Was NAP5  'NICE' enough: Where next for the depth of Anaesthesia monitors

Dr J Androzejowski, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist


'Achieving Potential' Does this need a change in Culture and Approach to Medical Education

Prof Murdoch-Eaton,Dean Medical Education, University of Sheffield


'The Secret world of St Apollonia

Prof G Craig, Emeritus Professor of Dental Pathology and Forensic Odontology, University of Sheffield


History of Syphilis in Art, a dernatological perspective

Dr Andrew Smith. Emeritus Consultant Dermatologist


Diabetes- a problem of increasing size:Implication for Sheffield

Dr J Stephenson Genral Medical Practitioner Sheffield


Phase 1 Clinical Trials

Professor Gordon Duff, University of Sheffield


Surgical Artist at War

Mr Mick Crumplin, Worcester


Dr Harold Shipman - a pathologist's perspective

Dr John Rutherford, Manchester


Science at the Asylum

Dr Rodney Pollitt, MRC Unit, Sheffield


Advances in Palliative Care

Professor Sam Ahmedzai, RHH, Sheffield


The Trial of Dr Palmer, 'The Rugeley Poisoner'

Joint Meeting with SYML Society Presiding: His Honour David Bentley


Coronary Imaging and Intervention: the past is recent and the future is here

Dr David Cumberland, NGH, Sheffield


Asian Doctors in the NHS - Service and Betrayal

Professor Aneez Esmail, Primary Care, Manchester


Touching the Void

Sheffield's famed climber's adventures in the Andes, Joe Simpson, Sheffield


From George Huntington to Stem Cells’

Dr Oliver Quarrell, Clinical Geneticist, SCH


‘The Mathematics of Cancer'

Dr Simon Cross, Reader in Histopathology, University of Sheffield. 


‘A Paediatrician wanders through the Periodic Table'

Professor Stuart Tanner, University of Sheffield 


‘Hitler: Personality and Power’

Sir Ian Kirshaw, Former professor of History,University of Sheffield


‘Taking the Hype out of Hypertension’

Dr P Jackson, Reader in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Sheffield. 


‘Surgical Training: The Impact of the European Working Time Directive’

Mr John Black, President of Royal college of Surgeons fo England


‘An Aid to AIDS’

Prof Steve Green, Consultant Physician, Professor of International Medicine, Sheffield


'This House believes that permitting the buying and selling of Human organs would lead to more transplants'

Joint meeting with South Yorkshire Medicolegal Society- Debate*


‘Alcohol - the burden, the policies and the politics 

Sir Ian Gilmore, Professor of Hepatology, University of Liverpool & Past President of Royal College of Physicians London


‘The Obesity Epidemic: Is there a surgical solution? 

Mr Roger Ackroyd, Consultant Surgeon, STHFT.


Frank Wright Lecture -'The Price of Everything, Value of Nothing - A Cynical Look at NICE Decision Making'

Prof Jonathan Michaels, Professor of Clinical Decision, Sciences, ScHARR, University of Sheffield


Breaking down under pressure

Mr. Martin McClelland Consultant Spinal Injuries Sheffield


'Why was Myra Hindley evil? Towards a sociological understanding of Britain’s ‘icon of evil’

Dr Tom Clark Dept of Sociological Studies University of Sheffield


‘Renal Sympathetic Denervation - an exciting new treatment for hypertension?’

Prof P A Gaines Consultant Radiologist Sheffield Vascular Institute


‘The Challenges facing the NHS’

Professor T Stephenson President Academy of Royal Colleges and Past President Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health


’45 Years of working to improve health in Nepal’

Dr Gillian Holdsworth/Prof Surya Subedi


‘Thomas Sydenham: Freedom fighter, family man and forthright physician’ 

Dr Rod Amos Retired Rheumatologist Sheffield


‘A global view on childhood blindness’

Mr Neil Rogers Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Sheffield


Bursary Students’ Presentations

G Dixon (Malawi) Giles Dixon " Sun Savannah and Schistosomiasis" 
J Reeve (Madagascar) 'Adventures from the Magical, Mystical Island of Madagascar.' 
J Brooke (New Zealand)"FAST HUGs in the ICU: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in New Zealand"


Frank Wright Lecture-" A Hospital View of General Practice"

Dr S Brennan


Presidential Address ‘A tale of two or more Paediatricians’

Dr Alan Sprigg


New Commissioning in the NHS – The Sheffield Way’
Dr Andrew Gibson, Deputy Medical Director , Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Zac McMurray, Joint Clinical Director, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group


How do we keep the “service” in Public Service?

The Rt Hon David Blunkett, MP


‘This House Believes that the Human Embryo has inadequate protection under HF&E legislation”

Debate in conjunction with South Yorkshire Medico-Legal Society *


’Cancer Screening – Keeping the Faith’

Professor Julietta Patnick CBE, Director of NHS Cancer Screening Programmes


‘A Year On a Hill Farm'

Kath Burkinshaw, “Peak District Shepherdess”


Frank Wright Lecture Prostate Cancer – a disease of our time

Professor Freddie C Hamdy, Nuffield Professor of Surgery and Urology, University of Oxford


The Biggest killer - Bad Communication

Steven Carver, Cranefield School of Management


‘The Management of Burn Injuries’

Mr D R Ralston, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Burns Surgeon, Sheffield


'Back Pain, Sciatica and Degenerative Scoliosis – A Growing Problem’

Mr Ashley Cole, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Sheffield


So, you want to do Research?’

Dr Celia Emery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


‘A Day at the Old Bailey’)

Dr Kim Suvana, Consultant Histopathologist


Public Health, back in the Council, Gone Home or Got Lost?’

Dr Jeremy Wright Sheffield Director of Public Health


Can Doctors learn anything from Television?

Dr Bryden - Consultant Anaesthetist Sheffield Teaching Hospital)


‘Teenaged Patients - Living in a Different World'

Dr Rachel Tattersall, Consultant Adolescent Rheumatologist


'Longshaw in the Great War’

Mrs. Thelma Griffiths, National Trust Volunteer


‘Cancer care: Yesterday, today & Tomorrow‘

Prof Rob Coleman, Yorkshire Cancer Research, Professor of medical Oncology


Frank Wright Lecture 'Oral manifestation of Systemic Disease' 

Dr Ann Hegarty, Consultant & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer -Oral Medicine, Charles Clifford Hospital


'Child Health: The Politics of Poverty'

Dr Hilary Cass, President of Royal College of Paediatrics, Child Health, Neurodisability Consultant,Evelina London Children’s Hospital


Student Bursary Presentations
Louise RAYNOR “Differences in Child’s Health between Urban & Rural Populations in Fiji”
Joe WILTSHIRE“Paediatric Surgery at The Montreal Children’s Hospital” 
Simon WONGPre-endoscopy serological testing for coeliac disease – a novel approach using rapid antibody testing” 

Eleanor COOK & Sarah SNOW (Joint Project) “The demographics of MRSA & MSSA isolated from paediatric patients attending the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital in Sri Lanka”


'How Cinderella came to the Ball'
Dr Rod Amos, Retired Consultant Rheumatologist Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust