Date: 10th May 2016
Time: 2030 - 2140


Natalie Ohlson
Chris Blore
James Douglas
Radhika Dua

Apologies: Ioanna Dimasi

  1. Conference
  2. Publicity & Website
  3. Role of the committee
  4. Regional representation
  • Location is to be Birmingham.
    • Possible venues include medical school, football grounds, town hall, and Edgbaston Cricket Ground
    • JD's generic email sent to all committee to send to venues
  • Dates: 21-22/01/17, 28-29/01/17, or 04-05/05/17
    • Decision to try for Saturday/Sunday to boost attendance
  • Theme: Trauma with ?military twist
    • Pan-facial trauma
    • Mass injury/attack management
    • Military Doctor
    • Traumatology
    • Sponsors: AO, Army
    • Possible workshop instead of lecture only
    • Poster and trainee presentations
    • Streaming of a live theatre case
Publicity and Website
  • New website layout by JD - to advertise on Facebook group when all committee members have submitted blurbs
  • Discussed some negativity regarding the posts on the Facebook group, committee happy for group to be an advice forum
  • New logo, potentially a competition for members
  • Twitter feed discussed, JD has account details
  • Discussion forums for concerns rather than news feed on group. JD to make Q&A section on website
  • Update calendar on website regularly
Role of the Committee and Regional Reps
  • Each member of committee to record the roles they undertake throughout the year in order for smooth transition and handover to the new committee
  • Organise the conference
  • Teaching/training:
    • Live feeds from operating theatre
    • Journal club on Twitter (restart)
  • Put relevant events onto website
  • Foundation/Core representative:
    • Set up new email account and post to group, maybe in ‘About’ section for any direct enquiries
    • Set up regional reps, reiterate their role, advertise on Facebook group
    • National audit project: to discuss potential ideas next meeting
To accomplish before next meeting
  • All committee members please write a short summary about yourself and email to JD
  • Publish link on Facebook page for new website
  • Sort venue and dates for 2017 conference
  • Email address for RD and post in Facebook group
  • Advertise on group for regional reps
  • RD and CB to attend RCS Affiliates day
Next meeting agenda
  • Conference and updates on organisation progress
  • Publicity for JTG
  • Website
  • Role of the committee
  • Regional representation


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