NWFF National Conference - Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity

1st July 2023
Novotel 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester, M1 4LX


Aims and Objectives

  • To expose junior doctors to a range of learning experiences within Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in healthcare to enhance and update knowledge and clinical skills particularly when interacting with patients and colleagues with protected characteristics.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 1st July 2023 (Saturday)
  • Venue : Novotel 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester, M1 4LX
  • Conference Fee : £5.00 which will be donated to Medical Aid for Palestinians Charity
  • No. of Places Available : 60
  • Suitable for : Junior Doctors


  • Dr Qaiys Abu Qaoud : President
  • Dr Prince Jiju: Vice President
  • Dr Hiba Taher: Commitee Advisor
  • Dr Mia Moore: Publicity and Social Media Lead
  • Dr Jonas Schlautmann: Secretary
  • Dr Manaal Chauhan: Treasurer
  • Dr Bradley Stewart: Workshop Lead


The theme of this year’s North West Foundation Forum is Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity in healthcare. The day will consist of a series of lectures and workshops from a variety of healthcare professionals from across the North West of England.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to Medical Aid for Palestinians Charity.


Ms April McKay
Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Emergency Medicine

Dr Christine Mimnagh, MB ChB, MSc, PG Cert (GP Education), FRCGP
General Practitioner (Specialising in Gender Identity Medicine)
Wingate Medical Centre, Liverpool

Dr Cieran McKeanen, MBChB, MSc (Merit) in HPE, FRCEM, FRCSEd(A&E), DipRTM (RCSEd)
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University Of Glasgow

Ms Menatalla Elwan, MB ChB
Registrar in Neurology
Walton Centre, Liverpool

Dr Sivanthi Sivanadarajah, MBChB, FRCEM
Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Co-Chair of Race Equity Staff Network and RCEM EDI Committee
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport

Abstract Submission

Submissions for both poster and oral presentations are welcomed from delegates and are not required to be exclusively EDI-related.

Full details of abstract criteria may be found via the following link : https://forms.gle/UXavCj7Pn9ErdRoPA

Closing date for submissions Monday 26th June 2023.