14 Nov SCISOC TALK: Dame Carol Black – Tue 18th Nov 8pm, Pharmacology Lecture Theatre
Dame Carol Black is an Expert Adviser to the Department of Health, the Chair of Nuffield Trust, the leading independent advisory body for healthcare policy in the UK, and the Principal of Newnham College. Originally a consultant rheumatologist, she was President of the Royal College of Physicians and Director of the Royal Free Hospital, where she established an internationally renowned centre for research and treatment of connective tissue diseases. Dame Carol is a champion of women in science and was named one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK.
She will discuss her landmark paper for the Department of Work and Pensions, tackling the challenges of poor health on employment and proposing reform to government policy on fitness to work.
This is a must come for all medics and anyone interested in healthcare policy!
And you’ll have the chance to meet and quiz Dame Carol after the talk over wine and cheese!
Talks are £2 for non-members and free for members.