Military Medicine Section

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Lind medal award

The Military Medicine Section is currently encouraging nominations for the Lind Medal, a prestigious award designed to acknowledge an individual that has demonstrated a sustained and positive impact on the delivery of medical care in areas of armed conflict, whether that be through operations or in the UK, development of training programmes or research.

Please send nominations to military.medicine@rsm.ac.uk by Wednesday 20 September 2017.

About the Lind Medal award

Lind Medal nomination guidelines

 

About this section

Purpose:

To promote and publicise the diverse work of the Defence Medical Services to all serving personnel (past and present) and to the wider medical community.

 

Section members:

Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and medical services personnel who have an interest in the work of the Defence Medical Services.

 

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are organised by members of the Section under the direction of the council and the Section President.

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How could the military prepare for looking after children on operations?
How could the military prepare for looking after children on operations?

Wednesday 14 March 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

The focus of this meeting will be on the practical, ethical, moral and legal position for clinicians who generally do not routinely treat children in their military role and yet may be faced with difficult decisions in a hostile or humanitarian environment.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Military Medicine Section, The Haywood Club |
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A life less ordinary...
A life less ordinary...

Thursday 3 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This meeting aims to provide an insight into the career pathway of medical officers in the armed forces.

Day | Registration: 09:00 | Organised by: Military Medicine Section |
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UK military and humanitarian assistance: Recent developments

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

In this talk, Lt Cl Simon Horne discusses the role of the military in humanitarian operations and reviews the Oslo guidelines.

42 minutes | Organised by: Military Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Civil-military organisational cultures of dissonance and alliances

Free to watch

Dr Stuart Gordon of the London School of Economics takes you through his experience of Civil-military organisational cultures.

24 minutes | Organised by: Global Health Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Military Medicine Section
T: +44 (0)20 7290 3942

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Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.