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Next Meeting – Monday 12th June 2017

Gordon Hicks Lecture

Occupational Cancers – Vishy Mahadevan

What percentage of your working week is spent on Health V Safety? 10% ?  20%  if you’re lucky? Have you fallen into the trap of having a silent H in Health?

With over 8000 work related deaths linked to cancer a year is not only the silent killer it is also in many work places the forgotten one.

This June we are extremely fortunate to have Vishy Mahadevan as our guest speaker. Vishy will be leading an informative and interactive discussion on work place cancers, helping to improve your knowledge of known carcinogens and what controls you should have in place to reduce the risk to your work place .

Within 50% of the population born post 1960 predicted to have a form of cancer in their lifetime can you afford not to find the time ?

 Vishy Mahadevan MBBS PhD FRCS is The Barbers’ Company Professor of Anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In this capacity he heads the Surgical Anatomy teaching programme in the College’s unique Anatomy facility, the Wolfson Surgical Skills Centre.

Vishy also possesses an honorary professorial affiliation to the Academic Department of Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital, London.

A general surgeon and research scientist by background, Vishy’s principal role at the Royal College of Surgeons is the provision of instruction in postgraduate surgical anatomy and surgical technique across the range of surgical specialties.

Besides his many research publications, Vishy has written extensively on various aspects of surgical anatomy, and is one of the Editors of the current edition of Gray’s Anatomy, and is co-author (with Professor Harold Ellis) of the popular textbook Clinical Anatomy. Additionally, he sits on the editorial board of three surgical journals. Vishy is a longstanding member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and is the recipient of several professional awards and honours.

Non-members welcome, £10 payable at the door.  Book on by replying to Alyson & Liz via email

 PLEASE NOTE: From April onward anyone who has not paid their individual or corporate membership for 2017 will be required to pay £10 on the door (receipts available on request)

 If there are any specifics you would like covered let us know when you email through your attendance. Also if there is other subjects that you would like to raise with the group let us know beforehand so we can plan the time

Time: 14.00 -16.30 (13.30  registration, tea & coffee)

Venue: Walbrook Wharf, 79-83 Upper Thames Street, London, EC4R 3TD.

Tea / Coffee  from 13.30am

Meeting starts at 14.00am

See you there!

The LHSG Committee

Details of our last meeting  – Fire Safety during Construction – Joint Code of Practice & HSG requirements- Noel Chambers from Zeta Services

Please Note: Meeting Dates for 2017

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