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A lockdown success! How a team of healthcare professionals is transforming mental health support in their region
A lockdown success! How a team of healthcare professionals is transforming mental health support in their region

A lockdown success! How a team of healthcare professionals is transforming mental health support in their region

Two GPs who helped to create a mental health referral team during the height of the first lock-down have shared with the College of Medicine the challenges and successes of its first year in operation. The Andover Primary Care Mental…

College of Medicine Vice President Dr Harry Brunjes attends ‘Quality Governance in Health & Social Care’ conference
College of Medicine Vice President Dr Harry Brunjes attends ‘Quality Governance in Health & Social Care’ conference

College of Medicine Vice President Dr Harry Brunjes attends ‘Quality Governance in Health & Social Care’ conference

In December, Dr Harry Brunjes, Vice President of the College of Medicine, was a guest at The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for ‘Quality Governance in Health & Social Care, an inaugural one day conference.  Dr Brunjes was asked…

Gallery: Food on Prescription conference at the Royal Society of Medicine
Gallery: Food on Prescription conference at the Royal Society of Medicine

Gallery: Food on Prescription conference at the Royal Society of Medicine

October 24th 2019 saw the College of Medicine’s third annual Food conference, this year entitled ‘Food on Prescription‘, held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. Below are some of the highlights captured on camera. Find out more about…

Gallery: Foundation Course on Integrated Medicine at Dumfries House, Scotland
Gallery: Foundation Course on Integrated Medicine at Dumfries House, Scotland

Gallery: Foundation Course on Integrated Medicine at Dumfries House, Scotland

The final week in November saw the College of Medicine hosting its Foundation Course on Integrated Medicine at Dumfries House in East Ayrshire, Scotland. Here, we’ve shared a few pictorial highlights of the beautiful – and very festive – surrounds…

“We must find a more sustainable way to farm food”: HRH The Prince of Wales speaks at the ‘Food on Prescription’ conference
“We must find a more sustainable way to farm food”: HRH The Prince of Wales speaks at the ‘Food on Prescription’ conference

“We must find a more sustainable way to farm food”: HRH The Prince of Wales speaks at the ‘Food on Prescription’ conference

HRH The Prince of Wales has urged the UK’s ‘best brains’ to try and find a more sustainable approach to farming that doesn’t deplete vital soil nutrients. Speaking in a pre-recorded film at the College of Medicine’s third food and…

In review: Two-day course on Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnosis
In review: Two-day course on Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnosis

In review: Two-day course on Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnosis

The College of Medicine recently joined forces with Dr Toh Wong and Dr Naveed Akhtar on a two-day course exploring Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnosis. Here, we share some of the fantastic feedback we received from those attending. Keep checking the…

In review: Foundation Course at London’s Diorama Arts Centre
In review: Foundation Course at London’s Diorama Arts Centre

In review: Foundation Course at London’s Diorama Arts Centre

The College of Medicine held its fifth Foundation Course at the Old Diorama Arts Centre in London on 15th and 16th November. Over two days, a diverse mix of healthcare practitioners including medical students, therapists and pharmacists gathered to engage…

HRH The Prince of Wales and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a plaque to commemorate the first centre of excellence in traditional Indian medicine
HRH The Prince of Wales and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a plaque to commemorate the first centre of excellence in traditional Indian medicine

HRH The Prince of Wales and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a plaque to commemorate the first centre of excellence in traditional Indian medicine

HRH The Prince of Wales and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiling a plaque to commemorate the first centre of excellence in traditional Indian medicine following an MOU between The College of Medicine and the Government of India.

Indian Government and College of Medicine to create UK AYUSH centres of excellence
Indian Government and College of Medicine to create UK AYUSH centres of excellence

Indian Government and College of Medicine to create UK AYUSH centres of excellence

The College of Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) to create centres of excellence in the UK. The Department of Health for India and donors in the…

College welcomes NICE plan for cookery courses to fight obesity
College welcomes NICE plan for cookery courses to fight obesity

College welcomes NICE plan for cookery courses to fight obesity

NICE has recommended that GPs should refer over 2 million people who are overweight for healthy cookery classes and exercise sessions. Although the costs will run to £435 per person, NICE estimates that the classes will pay for themselves within…