Professionalism and commitment in the School of Medicine celebrated

The professionalism and dedication of staff and students in the School of Medicine was celebrated at an event in the Great Hall last Friday (25 October).

Sir Alan Langlands and Mrs Hazel Frith


The ceremony marked the transition for third year medical students to clinical practice training.  Robert Francis QC, who chaired the public enquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, gave the keynote speech at the ceremony, stressing the importance of safe, patient-centred care and the lifelong personal and professional development expected of practitioners.

The dedication of five senior members of staff who have made a longstanding contribution to the education of medical students was also recognised at the ceremony.

The five members of staff were:

  • David Cundall, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Ian Hutchinson, Airedale General Hospital
  • Aldoori Munther, Huddersfield General Infirmary
  • Hazel Frith, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, School of Medicine
  • Aleck Brownjohn, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

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