Med-Chi Lecture tonight postponed

Medico chirurgical society crestThis event has been postponed and a new date will be announced for the President’s Medal Lecture – ‘Making Decisions under Pressure’ with  Professor George Youngson, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Aberdeen.

 

 

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Medical Library Christmas info

Photo of a snowmanLeaving early for Christmas?  Return your books before you go!

Library loans can be requested by other people up to and including 11th December, so remember to return your loans if you’re going away and will not be able to access them – make sure you check your e-mail to avoid starting the New Year with fines! Items recalled from 12th December onwards will not be due until January.

If you want to request items, make sure you do so by Tuesday 11th December.

Items may have been recalled over the vacation period – remember to check your email/library account before leaving for the holidays and at the re-start of term.

3-day-loan & 4 Week Loan items will be renewed up to 9 times where possible, so if your item is close to the renewal limit, return or reissue before you go.

24-hr loan and Heavy Demand items will continue to be due as normal and 3-day-loans can always be requested, even after 11th, so if you have any on loan please check your e-mail regularly.

Normal fines will be charged for any late returns.

The Medical Library closes at 17.00 on Friday, 21st December and re-opens after the Christmas break at on Thursday, 3rd January at 09.00. Our festive opening hours can be found on the library Opening Hours web page.

We would like to wish all the Medical Library’s patrons and readers a very happy and relaxing festive period and new year. We look forward to seeing you all back here to make the most of 2019!

Med Chi Lectures : Job Done!

Thursday 6th December 2018 Medico chirurgical society crest
Med-Chi Hall
Polwarth Building
Foresterhill
7 pm – 9 pm

Job Done! A reflection from 2020 on the impact of Technology Enabled Care.

A talk by Professor James Ferguson, A&E Consultant, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Professor Ferguson was born in Aberdeen and educated at Robert Gordon’s College and Aberdeen University, graduating in Medicine in 1983.  He was appointed by NHS Grampian as Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine with a specialist interest in Paediatric A&E in 1994.

He is a visiting Professor of Remote Medicine to the Robert Gordon University and a Reader in Emergency Medicine with Aberdeen University.  He is National Clinical Lead to both the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare and the Digital Health and Care Institute

As Professor Ferguson retires on the 2nd December 2020, he will take the opportunity to reflect on the drivers and impact of the rapid, widespread, implementation of Technology Enabled Care since late 2018, which has transformed healthcare as we know it.

All are welcome to this talk. A finger buffet and tea/ coffee are available from 6:30 pm.

Directions to the Med-Chi Hall in the Polwarth Building on the Foresterhill Campus are available here (map).

9U bus service diverted route

9U bus diverted route until 30 Nov 18
9U bus diverted route until 30 Nov 18

The 9U shuttle bus will be operating on a diverted route from now until Friday 30th November due to roadworks on Foresterhill Road at the junction with Ashgrove Road West.

The bus will divert from Ashgrove Road West onto Cornhill Road, Westburn Drive, then Westburn Road and onto Foresterhill Road. The bus will stop on Cornhill Road and the ARI turning circle when flagged.

Floating Medical Practices

Thursday 1st November 2018 Medico chirurgical society crest
Med-Chi Hall
Polwarth Building
Foresterhill
7 pm – 9 pm

Drs Fiona Garton, Ruby Watt and Jim Repper – three semi-retired Aberdeen GPs, share their experience in medical volunteering with the Vine Trust and their role in delivering medical services in Peru and Tanzania.

All are welcome to this talk. A finger buffet and tea/coffee are available from 6:30 pm.

Directions to the Med-Chi Hall in the Polwarth Building on the Foresterhill Campus are available here (map).

WW1 exhibition on November 8, Suttie Centre

Poster for WW1 exhibition in the Suttie Centre 8th November

The exhibition has been prepared as a tribute to the work of the staff in Woodend Hospital during and after World War 1. The exhibition will shown on the following dates –

  • Wednesday 7 November, 10am – 4pm : Woodend Hospital
  • Thursday 8 November, 12 – 2pm : the Suttie Centre, Foresterhill
  • Friday November 9, 10am – 5pm : John Lewis, George Street
  • Saturday November 10, 10am – 4pm : John Lewis, George Street