Month: May 2016

HYMS Awards Ceremony at KC Stadium was #flawless

Forget the Met Gala; on Thursday 28th April, Hull KC Stadium was the place to be. After three years of separate regional events, the glitzy Teaching Excellence Awards evening united all five corners of the […]

Highlights from WIRED Health 2016

On Friday 29th April 2016, WIRED Health returned to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in London for a day filled with fascinating talks from 21 speakers from around the word. Alongside the speakers, […]

The black dog and the medical student

Depression is more common than many people think: one in five people will suffer with the disorder. Winston Churchill called his depression his ‘Black Dog’, a metaphor I quite like. See this great video from WHO which explains […]

An interview with James Alexander Hall: professional actor and cystic fibrosis patient

This week is Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Week in the UK. To mark this important week, we have chosen to interview an inspiring local patient – James Alexander Hall, 27-year-old professional actor from Lincolnshire. Our […]

Neuropods and the Next Generation: Highlights from SBNS Newcastle 2016

All photos used in this post credited to John Murray – PNJ photography The iconic Sage Gateshead concert venue was the setting for the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) Spring Meeting. SBNS meetings last for three […]

When an A level course ignites a university hobby

As a school leaver, I failed to realise when revising for my A levels that some things would stay with me: my passion for the German language being one of them. If you have chosen […]

First Medfest held at HYMS

This year is the first time that Medfest has ever been hosted by Hull York Medical School. On 21st March, medical students from across all year groups came to the University of Hull to take […]