• 23 November, 2020
    National Clinical Excellence Awards In light of recent amendments to the ACCEA process and the delayed opening of the ACCEA website for applications, MWF has decided to postpone our opening date for citation applications. As such, our closing date for applications will also be extended. We will ...
  • 17 November, 2020
    FICTIONAL FOREMOTHERS BY MEN, 4 Fiona Subotsky (MWF President, 1999-2000)   Arthur Conan Doyle and Dr Verrinder Smith Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) ‘The Doctors of Hoyland’ (1894) is a short story written by Arthur Conan Doyle, a doctor himself, and best known for his Sherlock Holmes ...
  • 22 October, 2020
    FICTIONAL FOREMOTHERS BY MEN, 3 Fiona Subotsky (MWF President, 1999-2000) Wilkie Collins and Dr Sophia Pillico Wilkie Collins, 1824-1889 The short story ‘Fie, Fie! the Fair Physician’,  by Willie Collins, was published in 1882. It is  presented as if an edited account from a woman ...
  • 7 October, 2020
    October is Speak Up Month, which means health organisations throughout England will be making a special effort to raise awareness of speaking up and their willingness to listen to concerns, worries and issues. It can be difficult to speak up about issues or concerns, and you may not know who to ...
  • 5 October, 2020
    Obesity is a complex problem recognised as a public health issue. To help address one factor of this issue, the front of pack nutrition labelling (FOPNL), the Government are consulting to inform future improvements to the UK Government and Devolved Administration's recommended FOPNL, to ensure that ...
  • 2 October, 2020
    MWF Archives Do you hold any old MWF material? Are you aware of any MWF items that are deposited in a local archive? Do you have any photographs from past MWF meetings? If so, we would love to hear from you! We are putting a call out to members to help us collect any old MWF materials that we ...
  • 1 October, 2020
    FICTIONAL FOREMOTHERS BY MEN, 2 Fiona Subotsky (MWF President, 1999-2000) Anthony Trollope and Miss Doctor Olivia Q Fleabody Anthony Trollope 1815-1882 ‘Is He Popenjoy’ (1878) is a novel by Anthony Trollope with some similarities to Charles Reade’s ‘A Woman-Hater’. The story concerns the ...
  • 1 October, 2020
    Discontinuation of Athena Swan requirement for organisations applying for NIHR funding The Medical Women’s Federation was dismayed by the government announcement last month (September 10th) that the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) will no longer require organisations submitting ...
  • 1 October, 2020
    We are currently looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of MWF Digital Honorary Archivist. The role will primarily focus on identifying digital materials held electronically on the MWF drive to donate to the Wellcome Trust. You will work closely with our other Honorary Archivist and the ...

 

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