Foresterhill elephants in the snow

Photo of elephants in the snow outside RACH

The topiary elephants outside the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital at Foresterhill braving the snow last week!

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Medical Library to close at 5 pm today

Photo of a snowmanDue to current adverse weather conditions, the continuing forecast of more snow and ice and to ensure the safety of both library users and staff

The library will close at 5 pm on 28th February 

We will open at 9.00 am tomorrow and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Med-Chi Lectures : Unlocking patients with dementia

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

Talk by Andy Lowndes, Deputy Chair and ‘The Music Detective’ of Playlist for Life.

Andy Lowndes, a former psychiatric nurse and a recently retired academic from Glasgow Caledonian University, is one of the founders and Deputy Chair of the music and dementia charity, Playlist for Life. which helps people living with dementia and their families to track down the music that has formed the soundtrack to their lives.

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).

Volunteers wanted: Does time pressure influence food choice?

Pilot volunteers needed to help us understand the relationship between time pressure and food choice. You will be invited to a face-to-face interview, lasting 45-60 minutes, to discuss your views and experiences about time pressure and food practices including food shopping, preparation, cooking and eating.

We are looking for:

  • Men and women
  • Aged 18-64 years
  • Living in Aberdeen City
  • Currently in paid employment working over 15 hours per week

If you are interested in taking part then please contact:

Lucy Sam (Rowett Research Institute, Foresterhill Campus)
Email: lucy.sam@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone: (0)1224 438726

We look forward to hearing from you!

A3 Colour MFD now in the Medical Library

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Due to increased demand, we now have a larger MFD on Floor 1 of the Medical Library, near the Issue Desk. The new MFD will print, photocopy and scan both A3 and A4 sized material in colour or black and white.

Here are the printing charges for undergraduates, taught postgraduates, and countdown card users (as of January 2018).

Black and White Colour
A4 single sided 3p per sheet A4 single sided 10p per sheet
A4 double sided 5p per sheet A4 double sided 19p per sheet
A3 single sided 4p per sheet A3 single sided 11p per sheet
A3 double sided 6p per sheet A3 double sided 20p per sheet

All MFDs display the cost in the job list (at the start of the document name).

For full guidance on printing, copying, scanning, and setting up laptops to print, see the Quick Guides in Learners’ Toolkit.

 

Med-Chi Lectures: Very Model of Modern Military Medicine

Very Model of Modern Military Medicine

Thursday 11th January 2018 Medico chirurgical society crest
Med-Chi Hall
Polwarth Building
Foresterhill
7 pm – 9 pm

Talk by Dr Douglas Kennedy, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dundee.

Douglas Kennedy qualified in both dentistry and medicine at the University of Dundee, followed by surgical training in Dundee, Glasgow and South Wales.

He is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital, with extensive experience in the full range of Maxillofacial surgery including trauma, salivary gland surgery and surgery for facial skin cancer..

He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army and has served as a Maxillofacial Surgeon in military hospitals in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This talk will discuss some of the principles used for preparing a Field Hospital for deployment  and how we ensure that what we deliver will be care of the highest order.

Team building will be discussed as will some of the ways we train to ensure readiness.

Interwoven will be some clinical cases as some examples of our work.

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).