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Virtual Career Cluster Event: Health Professions

Virtual Career Cluster Event: Health Professions

We are delighted to announce our next Career Cluster event, focusing on the broad, dynamic and essential field of Health Professions. The event will take place on the evening of Thursday 12th November and will be a ‘remote’ event utilizing the Zoom webinar platform.

Registering is essential: https://bit.ly/CareersHealthProfessions 

The event is open to everyone and designed to explore the diversity of careers available within the health professions, as well as provide advice about suitable skills and aptitudes, routes for progression, including offering insights into the reality of many of these professions.

The event will consist of a number of on screen presentations from external guests, who will be happy to answer the questions that you submit during their presentations. We will hear from those currently in training in various careers, people working in the fields of medicine, physiotherapy, optometry, veterinary medicine, midwifery and nursing, as well as from individuals responsible for selecting individuals onto related courses, or delivering the training and education. It will be a rare and valuable opportunity to learn from and question so many in a single forum.

Guests will include:

  • Prof. Steve Jones – Head of School of Medical Education, Newcastle University
  • Mr David Macafee – Surgeon and Head of Medical Education at James Cook
  • Dr Shazia Akowuah – General Practitioner with an interest and role in training and education
  • Mr Andrew Gibson – Eye Surgeon at James Cook  and involved in recruitment, training and healthcare delivery in NHS and Ministry of Defence
  • Sue Weatherhead – Pharmacist and Public Health Pharmaceutical Adviser and Clinical Adviser for NHS England
  • Molly Bean – Vet
  • Mr Bola Ajekigbe – Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Rebecca Troughton – Ophthalmic Director
  • Ruth Barker – Research Physiotherapist
  • Jess Lanfranconi – Nurse and Clinician with the CAMHS
  • Rosalie Dang – Midwife
  • Eesha Gujjurie – Medical student

Taking place by zoom webinar on Thursday 12th November between 1830 and 2030 this will be a great opportunity to hear from and question a diverse range of health professions, celebrating and promoting a broad range of fields of work. If you’re interested in attending, please register online.