150th Session  2023 - 2024
President Dr Nabil Jarad


Wednesday 11th October 2023, Annual General Meeting
Presidential Address Dr Nabil Jarad

Living Medicine

Speaker: Dr Nabil Jarad – Consultant Physician


Chair: Dr Jonathan Pitts-Crick

videolink: https://youtube.com/live/JUEgC1wW7vk


Extra meeting: Wednesday 25th October 2023

The reason why junior doctors and Consultants strike.

Dr David Baker - Specialist Registrar – Internal Medicine – Severn Rotation, and

Dr Preetham Boddana – Consultant Renal Physician and Director of Medical Education – Gloucestershire Hospital

Chair: Dr Monika Blackwell

Due to technical difficulties it was not able to record this meeting


Wednesday 15th November 2023

Living Medicine as a manager and as a patient

Speaker: Deborah Lee – Chief Executive Officer – Gloucestershire

Chair:  Dr Nabil Jarad

Videolink: https://youtube.com/live/4D8YDwxr7Lc


Sunday 10th December 2023

Christmas Concert at Christ Church, Broad Street

Celebration Lunch at 12.30,

Christmas Concert at 14.30.

Chair:  Rev Dr Victor Barley


Wednesday 10th January 2024

Exacerbation of COPD – a lifelong story

Speaker: Professor Wisia Wedzicha – Imperial College

Chair:  Dr Nabil Jarad

Videolink: https://youtu.be/42nw52yHqxE


Wednesday 14th February 2024

Living Medicine as a General Practitioner

Speaker: Dr Monika Blackwell

Chair: Dr Peter Carpenter

Videolink: https://youtube.com/live/F0XDgs2N8k4


Wednesday 13th March 2024

Why Chronic Illness?

and the Management of Breathlessness

Speaker: Dr Jonathan Pitts-Crick

Chair:   Dr Alan Abraham

Video Link: https://youtube.com/live/FHRTYs7OpIg



Wednesday 10th April 2024

The Relevance of the GMC Employee Liaison Advisor to Doctors

Speaker: Mr Paul Jones – GMC- South of England

Chair: Dr Priyanka Singhal


Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Chest Radiology

Speaker: Dr Jonathan Rodrigues – Consultant Radiologist – RUH

Chair:   Dr Hassan Kahal


Wednesday 12th June 2024

Chronic Cough - The Silent Epidemic

Speaker: Dr Nabil Jarad, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Gloucester Hosptials NHS Trust

Chair: Dr Alan Abraham

Wednesday 10 July 2024

Western Herbal Medicine – Its Role Alongside Conventional Medicine

Speaker: Dr Sally Moorcroft, MD, BSc (Hons) in Herbal Medicine and Medical Homeopathy (MFHom), Doctor of Integrative and Functional Medicine
Northern Centre of Integrative and Functional Medicine

Chair: Dr Juliette Pitts-Crick


July 2024

Med Chi Summer Party

Date and venue TBC





The Society gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Nuffield Hospital, University of Bristol, the John Farndon Memorial Fund, the Southwest Deanery and Dr Jazz Charitable Funds