MWF Vacancies 2020

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17 February 2020
  1. Council Member Vacancies
  2. Co-opted Member of Council Vacancies
  3. Specialist Committee Vacancies
  4. Junior Doctor Representative Vacancies

 

  1. Council Vacancies:

We are inviting nominations for Council Members to take office from Friday 24th April 2020, for a three-year term of office. Council members are needed in the following regions:

  • East Midlands
  • West Midlands
  • North East
  • North West
  • South West
  • Scottish Eastern
  • Scottish Western

 

We are also inviting nominations for the positions of:

  • MWF Editor of Medical Woman

 

Please click here to read the summary of guidelines and Council Member Job description.

 

The next MWF Council meeting will take place on Saturday 25th April 2020 with details to be confirmed in due course. This meeting is open to all members who are welcome to attend as observers.  

Nominees must be proposed and seconded (by an MWF Member) using the nomination form here. Please send a typed CV –stating name, brief career resume, MWF membership and service, along with a brief personal statement (1-side A4 maximum) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eligibility: Please note Council members positions are open to all qualified doctors and we would very much like to encourage enthusiastic members to apply, for any one of the above positions.

Deadline for applications: 5th April 2020 at Midnight.

 

  1. Co-opted Members of Council Vacancies:

 

MWF is looking to appoint one further Co-opted Member to Council in order to strengthen the breadth of experience and skills available to the MWF Officers team and Council as a whole. Co-opted members are expected to contribute their professional, specialist and general management skills to the MWF Officers team in a non-executive role, subject to the changing needs of the team.

 

Applications are welcome for the following specialty:

  • Fundraising

Please click here to read the summary of guidelines and Council Member Job description.

 

To apply, please send a typed CV – stating name, brief career resume, along with a brief personal statement (1-side A4 maximum) specifying the selected specialism and what you want to achieve in this role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for applications: 5th April 2020 at Midnight.

  1. Specialist Committees

We are inviting expressions of interest for MWF members who are interested in taking up positions on the below listed committees where we have representation. 

BMA Committees

  • General Practitioners Committee (GPC)
  • Central Consultants and Specialist Committee (CCSC) as observer  
  • Women in Academic Medicine 
  • BMA Refugee Doctor and Dentist Liaison Group
  • BMA Public Health Medicine Committee

Other External Committees

  • COPMeD Flexible Forum
  • WACUNA (Women’s Advisory Council to the United Nations)
  • Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Flexible Working Committee

If you are interested, please send expression of interest as a typed CV and personal statement (1-side A4 maximum) detailing what you want to achieve in this role. 

Deadline for applications: Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  by Friday 3rd April 2020

 We would also like to ask any members who already attend Staff and Associate Specialists Committee (SASC) meetings , if you would like to provide us with key updates from the SASC Meetings. If you are able to do this, we would appreciate if you are able to send any reports to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. Junior Doctor Representative Vacancies:

 

Below is a list of our current Junior Doctor Representative vacancies:

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland

Please click here to read the summary of guidelines and Junior Doctor Representative Job description. To apply, please send a typed CV – stating name, brief career resume, along with a brief personal statement (1-side A4 maximum) detailing what you want to achieve in this role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Central Office.

ACCEA Clinical Excellence Awards Application Now Open

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22 January 2020

National Clinical Excellence Awards 2020 Round

Clinical Excellence Awards recognise and reward NHS consultants and academic GPs who perform 'over and above' the standard expected of their role. The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards gives awards for quality and excellence, acknowledging personal contributions.

We want to encourage more and more women to apply for this award, to break the glass ceiling and reach the leadership positions you deserve!

MWF are a nominating body and want to assist as many members as possible with their applications.

The 2020 Clinical Excellence Awards opens on Friday 13th March and will close at 5:00pm on Thursday 7th May 2020. The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) will accept applications for new national awards from consultants and academic GPs working for the NHS in England and Wales and for renewed awards from those due to renew their award in 2020.

In order to familiarise yourself with the guidelines prior to the publishing of the 2020  guidelines, please click on the link to the 2019 ACCEA guidelines which is found here. In addition, please find a link to download the ACCEA application forms here.

The deadline for submission of applications to be considered for MWF support precedes the final closing date set by ACCEA in order for MWF to decide who to nominate for new awards and support with renewals. The closing date for the receipt of applications for MWF review is strictly Midnight on Sunday 5th April. Please also ensure you submit a completed MWF ACCEA Form with your application which can be found by clicking here

We also have also put together '21 Top Tips for Completing your ACCEA application' which we suggest you take a look at here.  

 

Please note: we can only consider applications from MWF members.

Submit an Abstract for the Spring Conference 2020

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19 January 2020

call for abstracts

MWF Spring Conference 2020

The Medical Womens Federation (MWF) invites the submission of abstracts for presentation at its Spring conference. The MWF is committed to creating a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, stimulate new thinking and extend professional relationships. The title of this year’s conference is “Mind the gap: enhancing support for doctors and patients in the 2020s”, which will be held in Nottingham, on the 24th of April 2020. Our conferences provide the opportunity to meet, network and educate.

Abstracts related to our conference theme are greatly encouraged. MWF is keen to encourage submissions from all interested.

Submission deadline: 15th March 2020

Before submitting an abstract, please read the submission guidelines below.

Submission Process

Submission of abstract will be done online via an online form on the MWF Website and follow up submissions through the MWF Admin email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presentation Format

This year, the MWF spring conference will feature ‘talking posters’. Abstracts are requested based on this year’s conference title

‘Mind the gap: enhancing support for doctors and patients in the 2020s’

  • Presentations will be 5 minutes long. Following each presentation, there will be 2 minutes for presenters to field questions from the audience.
  • Accepted posters will be asked to produce a poster for display at the conference
  • Those who submit and are accepted to display their posters would be required to
    • To submit all authors names and sign off for submission
    • Each poster submitted should be submitted as a single entry
    • Each submission is to include a short abstract summary (maximum 250 words)

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