2018 WSHOMS Programme


Incorporating the Chichester Clinical Society

Chichester Medical Education Centre,
St. Richard’s Hospital, Spitalfield Lane,Chichester, PO19 6SE
Chairman: Dr Adam Stone MRCP DHMSA, Consultant Physician St Richard’s Hospital
Vice-Chairman: Mr Dominic Hodgson DHMSA MSc Med FRCS(Urol)
Secretary: Vacant
Membership Secretary & Treasurer:Prof. John Richardson FRCGP FFOM(I)
Associate Dean KSS Deanery:Dr Graeme Dewhurst MA FRCP
Librarian: Dr Marjorie Semmens MD DCH
Medical Student Representative:Mr Stuart Stokes
Schools Liaison Representative:Miss Emily Stone
Military Representative:Col DJ Vassallo DHMSA L/RAMC
Web Master:Mrs Susi Richardson RGN

Committee Members:Prof. Ken Shaw MD FRCP, Dr John Sedgwick FRCGP DHMSA, Patrick Pead MSc FIBMS FHA,

Programme 2018

Saturday 13th October

1a.Sake Dean Mahomet, Shampooing Surgeon to George IV”                         David Beevers MA FSA

1b. “Frederick Henry Horatio Akhbar Mohomed of Guy’s Hospital, the first to describe essential hypertension.                         Professor Gareth Beevers MD FRCP FBHS

2.  Chichester’s John Wickham(1927-2017) – The Godfather of Robotic Surgery”  

Mr Dominic Hodgson DHMSA MScMed FRCS(Urol)

Saturday 27th October

1.Hospital Ships, Past and Present, Do They Have a Future?”

Surgeon Rear Admiral Mike Farquhason-Roberts CBE PhD MA FRCS

2. Royal Hospital Haslar.”

Eric C. Birbeck MVO MSM

Saturday 10th November

1.  “Death and Disease at Norman Cross Prison: The Health of  Prisoners of War 1797-1814.”  

Paul Chamberlain FIBMS FINS

2.  The Lady of the Black Horse, Mabel Stoddart”

​​           Dr Peter Down MB BS FRCP DHMSA                                                                                                                          

Saturday 24th November

1.  “The Polio Story                Dr Tim Mason BSc MSc PhD                                                                                    

2.  Crusade to Visual Aid, The St John Eye Hospitals Jerusalem and Palestine”

 Surgeon Captain James Walsh KStJ RD RNR

Saturday 8th December  


The Fifth Brian Owen Smith Memorial Lecture

1.Nurse Edith Cavell, An Example of Persistence, Professionalism and a Global Inspiration

Professor John Richardson MA FRCGP FFOM(RCPI)​​  

2.  Open session to discuss the future of the WSHOMS and suggestions for future speakers.

Dr Adam Stone Chairman and Mr Dominic Hodgson Deputy Chairman

All meetings Saturdays 1000-1200hrs. £5 per session. Staff and students free.  Donation to coffee appreciation.

Certificates of attendance for Continuing Professional Development will be provided

For further details contact Prof John Richardson 01243-780786, or RichardsonDrJ@aol.com,
or 1 Franklin Place, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1BL

Free car parking for meetings adjacent to the Chichester Medical Education Centre

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