Programme: 6th International Poetry and Medicine Symposium and 2015 Hippocrates Awards Ceremony

Medical Society of London

11 Chandos St, London W1G 9EB

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Abstracts

Contributors


09.00

Registration and coffee


09.30   

Introduction

Donald Singer, FPM, London and Michael Hulse, University of Warwick


09.40   

The purposes served by “medical” poetry

Chair: Michael Hulse, University of Warwick

Panel: Giskin Day, London, Karen McCarthy Woolf, London, Femi Oyebode, Birmingham, 
Ellen Storm, Liverpool, John Riddington Young, Bideford


10.20    

Phineas Fletcher and the Purple Island

John Riddington Young, Bideford


10.40   

Coffee


11.10     

Echo poems

Joseph Gascho, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, USA

11.30   

The Hollow Shrinks

Henry Verrall, Imperial College, London

 

11.50   

Creative Writing in Student Nurse Reflections and Dementia Awareness

Romi Jones and Catherine Bailey, Northumbria University

12.10   

Speaker Panel Discussion

Chair: Ellen Storm, Liverpool

 

12.30   

Lunch

 

13.20   

Poetry Readings

Wendy French, Ellen Storm, Karen McCarthy Woolf

 

14.10   

The Healthy Heart schools project

Donald Singer CVRT, Wendy French, London and Rebecca Goss, Suffolk

14.25   

Taking a turn for the verse: poetry in medical education

Giskin Day, Imperial College, London

14.45   

The colour of cancer: poetry in palliative care

Wendy French, Raphael Shirley and Vikky Riley, University College Hospital London


15.05   

Speaker Panel Discussion

Chair: Donald Singer

 

15.30   
Tea

 

hippocrates prize logo med

16.00   
Hippocrates Prize awards ceremony

with judges Simon Rae, Rebecca Goss, Femi Oyebode

Reading by Rebecca Goss

Awards and readings from the Hippocrates Prize

Young Poets’ Prize

2015 - 4 young poets

NHS Category

Open Category

2015 7 - poets

17.00   

Reception: wine, canapés and launch of

-  Ellen Storm’s Rupture

-  new 2015 Hippocrates Prize anthology of winning and commended poets

 

18.15   

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