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APPS UK NATIONAL REMEMBRANCE EVENT FOR FALLEN NHS HEROES: DATE: Sunday 5 July 2020

APPS UK NATIONAL REMEMBRANCE EVENT FOR FALLEN NHS HEROES:

DATE: Sunday 5 July 202
TIME: 1600 – 1800 Hrs

More than 300 health and social care workers have given their lives in the line of duty after contracting COVID-19 with two thirds of these being from ethnic minority backgrounds.

APPS UK is organising a national virtual event at the 72nd anniversary of NHS to remember and pay our respect to these fallen NHS heroes who sacrificed their lives to help others live.

All ethnicities, religions and nationalities will be represented; we have invited church leaders, Imams and other religious dignitaries along with a few grieving family members to pay tribute.

We would appreciate your attendance at this special remembrance event.

For more information please contact Dr Abdul Hafeez on 07702099167

1 week ago

APPS UK WEBINAR: CHALLENGING THE RECOVERY TRIAL & DEXAMETHASONE

DATE: Thursday 25 Jun

TIME: 1900 Hrs BST 2300 Hrs PST

In this webinar APPS UK will challenge Dr Christopher Green who is the Principal Investigator of the world’s largest COVID-19 Recovery Trial.

We will address questions like:

> What is the Strength of evidence behind Dexamethasone?

> Why Chloroquine arm was suspended?

> Does Plasma therapy really work?

> Will we really have a COVID-19 vaccine?

PROFILE DR CHRISTOPHER GREEN:
■ Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Internal Medicine
■ Academic Clinical Researcher and Specialty Lead for Infection & Immunology, National Institute of Health Research
■ Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham
■ Been part of Oxford Vaccine Group (University of Oxford)
■ Has worked with vaccine delivery in Kenya

Hosted by: Dr Sundus Yahya and Dr Abdul Hafeez

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KDkk6VApREukgb-cFiqNiQ

2 weeks ago

APPS UK LIVE WEBINAR: COVID-19 & THE HEART

DATE: Sunday 21 June
TIME: 4:00 p.m. BST & 8:00 p.m. PST

SPEAKER: M. Rizwan Khalid, MD
* Associate Professor of Cardiology
* Director, Advanced Cardiac Electrophysiology
* Attending Interventional Cardiologist and Vascular Medicine
* President Elect, Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA)

PANELLISTS:

> Dr Salman Nishtar, Consultant Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiologist, Kettering General Hospital NHSFT, UK

> Dr Tariq Azeem, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Royal Derby Hospital, NHS Trust, UK

> Dr Fawad Farooq, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, NICVD, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr Saeed Ullah Shah, Consultant Cardiologist, Shaifa International, Islamabad, Pakistan

This webinar will focus on how COVID-19 effects the heart and how to manage these conditions.

Please register for this webinar at this link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zeql_hOPTnmn61hpI-7M7A

2 weeks ago

APPS UK VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE FOR A-LEVEL STUDENTS

APPS UK VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE FOR A-LEVEL STUDENTS WHO WISH TO PURSUE A CAREER IN MEDICINE:

The Association of Pakistani Physicians and Surgeons of the United Kingdom (APPS UK) has been guiding A-Level students for the last few years to obtain admission into British Medical Universities.

We have also conducted FREE 10 week courses to help students write personal statements and prepare for university interviews with success rates of 98-100%.

This year due to the lockdown many students did not have the opportunity to undertake work experience, which is an important part of the admissions process.

To address this urgent need APPS UK has designed a virtual work experience programme that will give students an opportunity to learn the same skills to help them in interview.

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded certificates.

This service is FREE and open to aspiring medics applying for 2021 entry from ALL COMMUNITIES in the UK

To register for this work experience please contact us via: admin@appsuk.org

3 weeks ago

APPS UK LIVE WEBINAR: COVID-19 – COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ETHICAL DILEMMAS & VIOLENCE

DATE: Sunday 14 June, 2020
TIME: 04:00 PM (BST) 08:00 PM (PST)

SPEAKERS

Dr Nadeem Tehami, Consultant Hepatologist

Dr Salman Haseeb Chaudhry, President Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab

Dr Syed Ali Raza, Consultant Oncologist

PANELISTS:
Dr Mohammed Iqbal
Dr Affan Qaiser
Dr Rehan Mustafa Dar

In this webinar the speakers and panelists will address the important issues of communication, ethical dilemmas and violence against medical staff.

Please register for this webinar via:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Y0WkGdPuQue-hxfEUc707Q

3 weeks ago

APPS UK MEETING WITH STRANDED DOCTORS IN THE UK – 7 JUNE 2020

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

APPS UK is holding a meeting with the doctors who have been left stranded due to the PLAB exam cancellation.

DATE: 7 June, 2020

TIME: 7:00 p.m. (BST)

Please register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApdOutqDMiHdwc3ptjqJjlOISQQIF6Skuq

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

4 weeks ago
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