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Michael Gillmer

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Duration: 1:24:01 | Added: 27 Sep 2021
Derek Hockaday interviews Michael Gillmer, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, 27 February 2014.

Topics discussed include: (00:00:10) coming to Oxford, Alec Turnbull; (00:01:53) initial impressions of Oxford, contrast between Oxford and St Marys, London; the John Radcliffe site and changes from original Radcliffe site; (00:06:54) John Stallworthy; (00:09:14 ) Chris Redman and Geoffrey Robinson; (00:12:30) first ultrasound scanner at the John Radcliffe; (00:14:59) workload in first five years of Oxford, split between research programme and clinical workload; (00:17:10) diabetes research; (00:20:38) teaching, Oxford medical students compared to St Marys medical students; (00:24:19) district and regional work and antenatal clinics; (00:27:55) national committees, changing nature of training for gynaecological medical examination; (00:32:03) chairman roles; (00:34:33) change in European Union and Home Office regulations on trainees from abroad, Carmen training course, obstetric specialists; (00:40:36) Alec Turnbull, chairman roles in the university and the hospital; (00:45:15) views of expansion of management in the health service; (00:49:25) Oxford nursing compared to London; (00:50:19) maternal deaths register; (00:54:39) changes in obstetric medicine over career; (01:08:20) previous Nuffield Professors of Obstetrics Gynaecology including Alec Turnbull and the Alec Turnbull family planning clinic; (01:13:14) balancing being a clinician and researcher; (01:14:18) switch from academic post to NHS consultant and discussing final paper; (01:18:50) final thoughts, comparing past with recent present including practical experience offered to medical students. Note the following sections of audio are redacted: 01:15:31-01:16:20 and 01:17:34-01:17:38.

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