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Highlights & Achievements

Congratulations to all our mentees and mentors. Here are just a few select examples of the many great things that our mentees and mentors have achieved!

5 mentees have presented work at the annual medical education conference organised by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in May 2018.

Congratulations to Gwen Daniel, mentored by Dr. Pallab Majumder, for winning the reflective writing prize at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust’s recent medical education conference!

Dr. Nicola Whiteside, newly qualified from Nottingham, completed her final-year elective with her mentor Dr. Derek Glidden. She visited the Asperger’s Adult Service at Highbury Hospital and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health. She says “both sites were extremely positive environments to work in and I found both teams extremely engaging. I enjoyed talking about careers, social and political issues in conjunction with learning about various treatment pathways and holistic management. I thoroughly recommend this elective experience.”

Dr. Andy Prendergast has been auditing the monitoring of clozapine induced gastrointestinal hypermobility (CIGH) at Highbury Hospital with his mentor, Dr. Asad Malik. This is an important issue, with mortality from CIGH being as high as 20-30% when constipation is severe.

Ololade Obadare has established and currently presides over a new society that aims to support BME medical students, after stumbling across an article explaining the increased rates of complaints and disciplinary procedures that BME doctors encounter. Together with her mentor, Dr. Julie Hankin, they have build a society that has further added to the development of her leadership and management skills.

Ramandeep Purewal won the RCPsych Medical Student Essay Prize in Forensic Psychiatry 2020 for her work looking into dementia in UK prisons, alongside her mentor.

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