Vospers Golf Day 2022

On 9th November 2022, Denis Wilkins and I visited the fabulous Trevose Golf and Country Club in Constantine, to receive a cheque for £2,100 raised at the Vospers Golf Day. The cheque was presented by Peter Vosper and in attendance were also Jon Tremain, Vospers, Sales Director and Nick Gammon, Managing Director of the Trevose […]

Laura Bowater, New Head of Peninsula Medical School

I arrived in Plymouth to take up my new role as Head of the Medical School in early October. My decision to take up this exciting role has meant moving from Norwich Medical School nestled in the most eastern region of England to Peninsula Medical School that is the furthest west! Nevertheless, these two medical […]

2022 Gala Ball raises £20,000 for local Parkinson’s Research

Thanks to those stalwart supporters who braved dreadful weather on the 26th November, and the sponsorship of many donors, the PMF Annual Gala Ball at Plymouth’s New Continental Hotel made nearly £20,000. Kicking off proceedings before dinner, Consultant Neurologist Professor Camille Carroll who leads the University Parkinson’s Research team outlined the increasing number of sufferers from […]

Tours of Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence

In early September the scientists at the Derriford Research Facility kindly took a group of Plymouth business leaders on a tour of their laboratories demonstrating the techniques used in their research on brain tumours.  We saw how human brain tumour cells are grown so they can be tested for changes in the genes causing the […]

Professor Hisham Khalil

Professor Khalil is an eminent Consultant ENT Surgeon at the University Hospitals Plymouth, and a committed Medical Educator.  In addition to conducting a busy clinical workload, he has just completed a term as Head of the Peninsula Medical School and is a Non-Executive Director of the Hospital’s Governing Board.  His background includes an impressive list […]

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