The Programme

http://www.deepridgecapital.comCongratulations to Rev. Dr Victor Barley on a very successful year with thought-provoking and inspiring speakers.  The Programme for the 144th session with Dr. Monika Blackwell as president is outlined below:

Venue: All meetings are at Engineer's House, The Promenade, Clifton unless otherwise advised below.  Meal bookings:   Please telephone Sam Walker on 07508 792578 or email (you can use the Contact Us page if you wish: see the bottom of this page) 

          144th  Session:  October 2017-July 2018

       President....  Dr Monika Blackwell, General Practitioner and Occupational Health Advisor

Wednesday 11th October 2017

Annual General Meeting 

Presidential Address: Plagues and Pestilences: Are there solutions?

Dr Monika Blackwell MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DOccMed 

Wednesday 8th November 2017 

Long Fox Lecture

Professor Paul Goddard MD FRCR FBIR FHEA

 “Plague, Pestilence and War”

Wednesday 13th December 2017 

Professor Angus Dalgleish FRCP FRCPPath FMedSci

“HIV and viral causes of cancer”


Wednesday 10th January 2018 

Dr Peter Carpenter, Consultant Psychiatrist FRCPsych.

 “Plagues of Autism”

Wednesday 14th February 2018

An evening of conversation with Dr Monika Blackwell and 2 Junior Doctors

“Compare and contrast”

Jointly with the GP Society.

Wednesday 14th March 2018 

Dr Charlie Vivian FRCP

Occupational Health Physician, Icarus Health, Cheltenham

“There is such a thing as society.  Exploring the evidence for social determinants of health and disease.”

Sponsored by Deepbridge Capital

Wednesday 11th April 2018 

Dr Dilip Nazareth, MBBS MSc MRCP (UK, Resp)

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

“Pestilence and Persistence: Lessons from Cystic Fibrosis” 

Sponsored by Deepbridge Capital

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Dr Marek Czajkowski FRCP, Consultant Hepatologist

Newport General Hospital

Obesity and liver disease: lifestyle before liver transplant?

Wednesday 13th June 2018 

Dr. (Prof.) Sanjay Gandhi MBBS MD DNB FRCR FHEA 

Professor of Radiology, Southmead Hospital

“NHS Challenges”

To be held jointly with BAPIO 

Wed 11th July 2018

Med-Chi Summer Party (venue: TBC) A summer garden party with Dr Jazz


Consultants and general practitioners are encouraged to bring their junior colleagues.

Medical and other health students are especially welcome.


The Society gratefully acknowledges the assistance of  the University of Bristol, the John Farndon Memorial Fund, Joyce Oliver Wealth Management,, the Wesleyan Assurance Society, Dr Jazz Charitable Funds and Deepbridge Capital