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2020 Turner-Warwick lectures

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Turner-Warwick lecturer scheme for trainee physicians celebrates the life and achievements of the RCP’s first female president, Professor Dame Margaret Turner-Warwick. In 2020, the 15 Turner-Warwick lectures were presented on the RCP Player.  Please see below full details of the winning lecturers in each region/nation.

Congratulations to the 2020 Turner-Warwick lecturers

East Midlands

Dr Matthew Graham-Brown
University of Leicester
‘Phenotyping cardiovascular disease in end-stage kidney disease’


Dr Ben Warne
Cambridge University Hospitals
'Influenza v COVID-19 in secondary care: transmission, mortality and management'


Dr Emma Hadley
Royal Surrey County Hospital
‘Who Cares for the Carers? Improving junior doctor wellbeing and morale at Royal Surrey County Hospital’


Dr Jonathan Hudson
Guy’s and St Thomas’

‘Improving access to contraception through integration of family planning services into a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment programme’


Dr Rebecca D'Cruz
Guy’s and St Thomas’
‘Nasal high-flow in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – not just a lot of hot air’


Dr Kat Moss
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
‘Anticoagulation in palliative and end-of-life care – development of a regional guideline’

North Western

Dr Andrew Nixon
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
‘Improving care for people living with frailty and chronic kidney disease’


Dr Nick Lane
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University
‘The NIV Outcomes (NIVO) score in COPD: championing truly informed clinical decisions’

Northern Ireland

Dr Claire Neill
Public Health Agency
‘Study of asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic and atypical presentation of COVID-19 in care homes’

Oxford & Thames Valley

Dr Rob Hallifax
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine
‘Update in the Management of Pneumothorax’

South West

Dr Catherine Hyams
Southmead Hospital
‘Update on the old man’s friend: Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia trends’


Dr Jonathan Hinton
University Hospital Southampton
‘The role of high sensitivity troponin outside the context of type 1 myocardial infarction’

West Midlands

Dr Punith Kempegowda

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
‘SIMBA - An innovative simulation-based learning model changing the way we teach and learn medicine’


Dr Alexandra Phillips
University Hospital Wales
‘Using simulated medical on-calls to enhance preparation for Foundation training’


Dr Syazrah Salam
Sheffield Kidney Institute, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
‘Renal osteodystrophy and bone fragility – a diagnostic test study to replace bone biopsy’


2021 Turner-Warwick lectures

Please visit Turner-Warwick lectures for full details of the 2021 scheme and information on how to submit an application.


For more information, contact Gill Brown, deputy head of UK regions by phone on +44 (0)1858 458080, or email at gill.brown@rcplondon.ac.uk.