Aspiring Medics – The diary so far…

Our tailored calendar of lectures, workshops, mentoring and one-to-one support from medical experts runs throughout the year, aiming to best prepare our medics to pursue their career aspirations and gain places on their chosen university courses. Take a look to see what's coming up this term.

Lent Term 2020 so far…

Wednesday 8 January

4pm, Biology Lab

Introduction to Allied Health professionals

Jennifer Lloyd, Professional Lead for Speech and Language Therapy RCH NHS Trust


Wednesday 15 January

4pm, Biology Lab

Cutting edge haematology

Dr David Tucker, Consultant Haematologist, RCH NHS Trust


Wednesday 22 January

4pm, Biology Lab

Anaesthesia and its many uses

Dr Ajay Swami, Consultant Anaesthetist, Woodland Hospital, Kettering


Wednesday 29 January

4pm, Biology Lab

Palliative and end of life care

Dr Jane Gibbins, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Cornwall Hospice Care


Wednesday 5 February

4pm, Ibunto Opticians

The role of the optician

Ms Sandhya Dharumpal, Consultant Optician


Wednesday 12 February

4pm, Biology Lab

Healthy eating and lifestyles

Louise Tee, Children’s Dietician for Weight Management in Early Years (RCH NHS Trust)


Thursday 13 February

Evening Lecture

7pm, Piran Theatre

All creatures great and small

Dr David Harris, Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing and Animal Health, Duchy College

Booking is essential for our evening lecture series. Please email to book your place.


Wednesday 26 February

4pm, Biology Lab

Gloving and gowning for sterile procedures

Veterinary nurses Claire Kent and Nicola Penrose from Duchy College


Wednesday 4 March

4pm, Biology Lab

A career in pharmacy

Abie Wilson, Pharmacist


Wednesday 11 March

4pm, Biology Lab

Speech and language therapy

Sally Parker, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist


Saturday 14 March


Operating Theatre Live

Future Healthcare and Future Medic courses (Year 9-13 students)

Email for more information and charges


Wednesday 18 March

4pm, Biology Lab

Being a GP: What we do and how to become one

Dr Jim Evans, GP Partner, Bodriggy Surgery, Hayle


Thursday 19 March

Evening Lecture

7pm, Piran Theatre

Why is heart disease so important?

Sir Roger Boyle, former National Director for Heart Disease and Stroke

Booking is essential for our evening lecture series. Please email to book your place.


Wednesday 25 March

4pm, Biology Lab

Equality for animals? Ethical views of Peter Singer

Mrs Sarah Matthews, Headmistress