November Events Roundup

1. This month we hosted our second annual SJT Workshop, with nearly 200 final year medical students attending from all over the country. We wish everyone the best with their SJT and foundation applications.

2. The first of our North West health awareness sessions was held in Manchester on the topic of mental illness and how patients and their families can better deal with conditions such as schizophrenia.

November News & Views

Firstly this month, an article by Dr. Goleen Samari (University of Texas) published in the American Journal of Public Health summarises the effects of Islamophobia on the health of the growing population of Muslim Americans. Islamophobia invariably brings about stigma and discrimination of Muslims, with adverse effects on physical and mental health as a result of Islamophobia’s interference with individual,

Action Centred Leadership Report

Our East Midlands region hosted a very well received course on 8th October. Participants received 5 CPD points, accredited by the RCP. It was conducted by Dr Hussain Nagi, a consultant anaesthetist and Adair International trainer.

Testimonial from attendee:

‘I thoroughly enjoyed this highly interactive course, full of insightful leadership tips. I particularly lived how the speaker brought in examples from the leadership of the Prophet Muhammad (saw).