The Society was Organized in 1834 and reconstituted in 1950 when the original Society amalgamated with the the Manchester Surgical Society, the Manchester, Pathological Society of Manchester and District Society of Anaesthetists and the Manchester Odontological Society. The Sector of General Practice was formed in 1951 and in 1999 the Tag was changed to the Sector of Primary Care, the Section of Paediatrics in 1964, the Sector of Psychiatry in 1970, and the Sector of Community Medicine in 1976. In 1992 the Section of Paediatrics and the Manchester Paediatric Club amalgamated. In 2000 the Section of Imaging was organized and at the Annual General Meeting on the 23rd October 2013 the development of a new Section of Emergency Medicine was approved.
Objective and activities of Manchester Medical Society
The cultivation and encouragement of all branches of Medicine and of all similar Sciences including the continued support of the Medical Library established by the original Manchester Medical Society and presented to the Victoria University in 1930.
In development of its objectives the Society arranges, with the assistance of the Councils of the Sector, a comprehensive programme of sessions and seminars during the University of Manchester academic year. In extension the Society promotes and supports a number of sessions in collaboration with other bodies on subjects, which fall within the remit of its purpose. The majority of educational sessions are approved for Continuing Medical Education.Read More»