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Inaugural Jewish doctors conference will discuss antisemitism in the workplace

Israeli Medical Association, General Medical Council and Campaign Against Antisemitism will speak at two-day event in Brighton

Screenshot from conference brochure.
Screenshot from conference brochure.

London-based GP Dr Sharon Raymond is organising and chairing the first conference of its kind for UK and overseas doctors entitled ‘Doctor and patient: the Jewish Perspective in Healthcare Settings.’

The medical conference taking place in Brighton on 18th to 19th September will offer educational lectures and peer support sessions for doctors. Key medical and communal organisations are due to deliver talks, including: the General Medical Council, Campaign Against Antisemitism, the Israeli Medical Association, and the Jewish Agency.

Dr Sharon Raymond

Dr. Raymond told Jewish News: “This event aims to explore the cultural and religious needs of Jewish patients, and share the experiences of Jewish doctors working in different countries, including reflecting on the impact of and approach to antisemitism in the workplace.”

She added: “The Brighton conference will be a unique educational and networking experience for Jewish doctors, enhanced by excellent speakers, delicious kosher food and local outings.”

Topics for discussion will include dying, death and burial, antisemitism in healthcare settings and women’s health. Overnight accomodation and kosher meals are included.

Places are limited. For more information and to book a place email

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