One-day Spring Seminar and Writing Workshop
Wednesday May 1st 2019. 9.30am – 5:30pm
Creating Powerful Narratives in Fact and Fiction
(plus the Society’s EGM to discuss the new constitution.)
For medics, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and students.
The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT
9:00-9:30 Arrival and Gathering: Coffee, tea.
9:30 Dr Neil Wilson: Meet the Editor
10:00 Dr Graham Easton: GP and academic at Imperial College School of Medicine;
and medical journalist
Using stories to engage your audience: lessons from the BBC and the lecture theatre
11:15 Tea and Coffee Break
11:45 Professor Rodger Charlton: GP, author and Professor of Undergraduate Primary Care Education at Leicester Medical School
What’s in a story? Writing, publishing and marketing your own medical textbook.
14:00 The Bard of Windmill Hill – Trevor Carter: award winning poet, storyteller and social commentator. He will entertain and inspire us. www.windmillbard.co.uk
15:00 Tea Break
15:15 Paula Lawrence (Competitions Secretary) with Trevor Carter: our Winter Competition results, prizes, readings, and encouragement.
16:00 More from Trevor Carter: writing workshop / writing exercises, and entertainment
17:55 Closing remarks
17:00 –17:25 Extraordinary General Meeting / AGM: to approve the new constitution and elect the coming year’s committee.
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17:30 Optional extra: Short walk to Ciao Bella, Lamb’s Conduit St. for a meal / drink (pay as you go)