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October 6th 2023
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Survey on Surname Changes in the Medical Profession: Share Your Thoughts

Dear Member,  We are interested in exploring the thoughts and opinions of working female professionals on the subject of changing surnames following marriage/partnership within the medical profession. It will only take 5 minutes and we'd lo...

September 22nd 2023
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Join us for the MWF Archiving Soirée - 13th October, 2023

Join us for the MWF Archiving Soirée - 13th October, 2023 Dear Members and Friends of the Medical Women Federation As we embark on a journey to tidy our London office and archive a wealth of historical documents, we cordially invite you to joi...

September 12th 2023
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MWF Statement on 'Sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by colleagues in the surgical workforce'

Additional statement from the Medical Women’s Federation about Sexual Harassment and other unacceptable behaviours by colleagues Background information is at:  15 September 2023 The Medical Women's Federation h...

August 30th 2023
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MWF Spring Conference - 10th May 2024

We are excited to announce that the MWF Spring Conference will be taking place in Cambridge on Friday 10th May. Please save the date and we hope to see many of you there.

August 29th 2023

MWF Webinar: 7th September 2023

Medical Women Federation (MWF) is bringing you another enriching opportunity to enhance your research skills and broaden your knowledge base. Webinar Details: Topic: How to Write a Robust Manuscript Date: 7th September Time: ...

August 29th 2023

Statement from the Medical Women’s Federation on the draft strategic transport objectives

The Medical Women’s Federation is the largest body of women doctors in the UK. Our mission is to support women doctors and improve health for all. The majority of doctors qualifying are women. Every day, we consult with patients from all backgroun...

August 1st 2023
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Hatfield Vision Report - improving women's health

MWF part of the Hatfield vision task force - to improve women’s reproductive health   In July 2022, MWF was one of 28 organisations that endorsed the ‘Hatfield vision’, written by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health. We are no...

July 24th 2023
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Dr Anthea Mowat

  We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of our former Honorary Secretary, Dr Anthea Mowat. Anthea was an incredibly kind, knowledgeable and loved member of the MWF family. Always going above and beyond her role, making sure...

July 21st 2023
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Statement on GPC Vote of No Confidence on Dr Farah Jameel

Statement by Professor Scarlett McNally, President, Medical Women's Federation: The Medical Women's Federation supports Dr Farah Jameel, long-standing member, former Council member and current Trustee. We are perturbed by the treatment of Dr Jam...

July 19th 2023
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Junior Doctor Prize - Now Open!

Junior Doctor Prize 2023 Submission deadline: Sunday 8 th September 2023 at midnight Prize: £100 per category (artistic and prose) Open to: All trainee doctors We are delighted to announce that the topic for this year's Junior Doctor Prize is: ...


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