Oct 14, 2016
Category: Updates
Posted by: John

"Keats and Medicine - An exploration of their relationship"

by Sean Hughes

(Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Imperial College London

and who has had a life long interest in the romantic poet)


Apothecaries' Hall, Black Friars Lane, London, EC4V 6EJ

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Admission : FREE (no tickets issued, booking advisable)

Please contact: Maria Ferran, Faculty Coordinator by 17th February 2017

Email: or Telephone 020 7236 1189



Apr 13, 2016
Category: Updates
Posted by: John

We are pleased to announce details of the 11th Henry V Crook lecture.This year's title is:

"New trends in communication:  Improving the consultation experience."

It will be given by Dr Lisa Roberts from University of Southampton & University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and will be held in Preston, on the 4th November 2016 (exact details to follow)

As ever, we are still on the hunt for money to fund further research. Please consider DISCs when thinking about either donating or being sponsored for an event. Many thanks.

Aug 28, 2012
Category: Updates
Posted by: webtechdesign
I became Vice President of DISCS because I know from personal experience how painful and debilitating back pain can be, as indeed do millions of others.



Welcome to DISCs.

So many people's backs ache and we are looking to solve this elusive issue.

We are currently looking for £100,000 in order to fund more research into back pain.

DISCS works hard to raise funds to sponsor medical researchers and spinal surgeons
who are conducting research to into the fundamental causes of back pain,  and
working towards  developing new and innovative approaches to transform the
treatment of pack pain.  There is a growing need for this research, as
debilitating back pain can affect up to 80% of the UK population at some
point in their lives.

To find out what we have been up to and want to do in the future, look at our past and current projects.... but please bear with us with some of the language - backs are complex things and they have their own medical terms.

We welcome donations in all of its forms from sponsored sporting events, commercial sponsorship to wills and one off donations. Any gift, large or small, would be much appreciated. Please see our donate page.

Thank you.



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