‘Bigger Picture Collaboration’, ‘These Are The Hands’ book events and other arts/humanities events run by the Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy (Worshipful Society of Apothecaries), RCGP, Poetry Pharmacy and other organisations that may be of interest…

The Bigger Picture Katie Amiel
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Poetry in Practice

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, London 

30/01/2019 

An evening of discussion and poetry with writer and actor Simon Callow, Professor John Gillies CBE, (Editor of ‘Tools of the Trade: Poems for new Doctors’), Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel. A Bigger Picture collaboration with the RCGP and Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy. Kindly hosted by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries and sponsored by Jon Baines Tours.

The Bigger Picture Katie Amiel

Laughter is the Best Medicine?

Venue: RCGP, 30 Euston Road 

04/12/2019 

An evening of comedy, cabaret and carols with GP and comedian Dr Ahmed Kazmi. A collaboration with the RCGP. Kings Head Member’s Club.

The Bigger Picture Katie Amiel

It’s the Little Things That Matter

Venue: RCGP, 30 Euston Road 

31/01/2020 

An inspiring talk with Liz O’Riordan-  breast cancer surgeon diagnosed with breast cancer, award-winning author and motivational speaker. A collaboration with the RCGP.

Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Celebrating Women in History, Science & The Arts

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

05/03/2020

Book Event

These Are the Hands – Waterstones Preview

Venue: Waterstones,  Tottenham Court Road

19/03/2020

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 

Featuring poets Molly Case and Charly Cox with editors Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel.

Book Event

These Are The Hands: Poems from the Heart of NHS – Launch

Venue:  Worshipful Society of Apothecaries  

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 

With Michael Rosen, Molly Case, Sabrina Mahfouz, Sam Guglani, Charly Cox, CEO NHS Charities Together, President Royal College of Nurses and all NHS poet contributors.  With thanks to the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries and the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) for hosting and helping organise this event. Thanks to Jon Baines Tours for generously providing all refreshments.

FULLY BOOKED.

Book Event

These Are The Hands – Waterstones, Birmingham

Venue: Waterstones, Birmingham

22/03/2020

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 

Featuring Sam Guglani, Roger Bloor and editors Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel, this event will include readings from this exciting new NHS poetry anthology.

Poetry Pharmacy, Deborah Alma

Carousel Book Making Workshop with Katy Alston

Venue: The Poetry Pharmacy

14/03/2020

Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Sydney Selwyn Lecture – ‘An Examination of Sex versus Gender Identity in the GMC’s Trans Healthcare Ethical Guidance’  – with Dr Sara Dahlen

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries 

24/03/2020 

Poetry Pharmacy, Deborah Alma

Dr Rhiannon’s Cabinet of Creative Curiosities

Venue: Poetry Pharmacy

05/04/2020

A creative writing workshop which draws on a collection of curious, intriguing and remarkable objects.

Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Surgery and Emotions before Anaesthesia

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries 

23/04/2020

With Dr Michael Brown, an expert on the history of medicine and surgery in 19th Century Britain.

Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Barks, Berries & Bitter Pills

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries 

06/05/2020

A one day symposium on plant based remedies within mainstream medicine to commemorate the 200th anniversary of quinine’s discovery.

Book Event

NHS Charities Annual Conference  & Gala Dinner

Venue: University of Warwick

14/05/2020-15/05/2020

Book Event

Online Event

A live online event with with over 200 attendees, kindly organised by Louise Winters and Matthew Matheson.

Listen to NHS staff poets read their work at the event.

21/05/2020

Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Unlocking the Medieval Medicine Cabinet

Venue: Worshipful Society of Apothecaries 

01/06/2020

Can exploration of historical medical texts lead to the discovery of new medicines? With Freya Harrison, a microbiologist working in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick.

Book Event

Ledbury Poetry Festival – These Are the Hands  – with Michael Rosen

Venue: Ledbury

10/07/2020

Readings and discussion with Michael Rosen, Margaret Adkins and editors Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel.

Book Event

These Are the Hands

Venue: Keele University

12/10/2020   – 7.30pm

Readings and discussion with editors Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel and poets Roger Bloor, Karen Schofield and Iora Dawes.