Art in Medicine

Thursday, 06 October 2022

MedChi Hall, Aberdeen

Dr Richard Hull, Consultant Rheumatologist, Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth

Richard Hull is the current Honorary Secretary of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He oversees all consultations where the College is asked its opinion by Government Departments, the GMC and NICE. He works closely with Public Policy and supports College Networks including regional advisors and tutors.

He qualified in Birmingham and after house jobs, was medical registrar In Hereford and spent three happy years in Aberdeen. He did higher training at the Hammersmith Hospital, the Canadian Hospital, Taplow and Northwick Park Hospitals. His mentors were Norris Rennie, Cliff Eastmond, Graham Hughes and Barbara Ansell.

He was appointed as Consultant Rheumatologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth in 1989 and was a Clinical Director. He has a special interest in Rheumatic Disease in childhood and adolescence and is a past convener of the British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology. He has also been on the Council of the British Society for Rheumatology and is former President of the Section of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is partially retired.

He is a long serving MRCP (PACES) examiner and regularly teaches and mentors for PACES. He has a strong affinity for Scotland having close connections with the Western Isles since student days and Aberdeen. He was a member of Aberdeen Mountaineering Club and is an amateur Munroist.




A recording of this talk is available.

An audio recording of information on the work of the charities supported by Famous for Five Minutes 2022.

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