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Announcing the 2021 Turner-Warwick lecturers

The Turner-Warwick lecturer scheme provides a sense of pride, builds confidence and gives encouragement to trainees across the UK. The scheme not only underlines the value trainees bring to healthcare, but also fosters skills like public speaking and how to package information for diverse medical audiences.

Now that the 2021 scheme has come to a close, it’s time to announce the winners! We couldn’t be more thrilled to shine a spotlight on each of these trainees who’ve worked incredibly hard and through the difficult circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our many congratulations go to each and every one!

And the winners are…

The judges have awarded one winner per region, winners are listed below in alphabetical order by region. An overall, national winner will be announced in early 2022.

From the Eastern region:

Dr Rajna Golubic, Addenbrooke's Hospital at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘Novel treatments to improve metabolic health in obesity and type 2 diabetes: the effects of cotadutide’.

From the East Midlands region:

Dr Mohammad Farhad Peerally, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, with the lecture ‘Improving risk controls following root cause analysis of serious incidents in healthcare’.

From the Kent, Surrey and Sussex region:

Dr Sonia Raffe, Royal Sussex County Hospital at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘A relational approach to the implementation and integration of new technology within traditional sexual health services’.

From the London region:

Dr Suzanne Pomfret, Northwick Park Hospital at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, with the lecture ‘Leadership and training on medical post-take ward rounds’.

From the Mersey region:

Dr Freddy Frost, Mersey Deanery, with the lecture ‘Inhaled antibiotics for the treatment of acute pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis’.

From the North Western region:

Dr Patrick Bradley, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘Does CPAP help ward-based COVID-19 patients? Trainee collaborative research in practice’.

From the Northern region:

Dr Helen Grover, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘Lung cancer screening: the South Tyneside and Sunderland model’.

From Northern Ireland:

Dr Robert D'Arcy, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, with the lecture ‘Visceral fat: identifying a hidden threat to break the cycle of obesity’.

From the Oxford and Thames Valley region:

Dr Jasmine Gan, John Radcliffe Hospital at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘Poor outcomes in delirium: finds from an observational cohort of over 1,700 unselected acute medicine patients’.

From the South West region:

Dr Jane Masoli, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter Medical School, with the lecture ‘Introducing the concept of a post-hypertension syndrome in older adults’.

From Wales:

Dr Scott O'Rourke, Prince Philip Hospital, Hywel Dda University Health Board, with the lecture ‘The potential of metabolomics in diagnosing and monitoring obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome’.

From the Wessex region:

Dr Gemma Simons, University of Southampton and Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, with the lecture ‘A core outcome set for doctor wellbeing’.

From the West Midlands region:

Dr Ayman Bannaga, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, with the lecture ‘Non-invasive urinary detection of hepatocellular carcinoma – multicentre study’.

From the Yorkshire region:

Dr Jennifer Tegan Middleton, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Sheffield, with the lecture ‘Development of a remote monitoring clinical service for patients with pulmonary hypertension’.

Tune in to hear their lectures

Each winner has been invited to present their lecture as part of our Med+ conference taking place later this month on 25–27 October.

Across the 3 days, delegates will hear live updates from a range of specialties and bespoke on-demand content, such as the Turner-Warwick lectures, will also be available. Each Turner-Warwick lecture is followed by a Q&A session led by the consultant who supported their entry into the scheme.

Don’t miss these brilliant trainees, from across the UK, showcasing outstanding work that truly encompasses the values of the RCP and the fight to provide the best possible health and healthcare for all.

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