Established 1885

Our Motto

" A man's a man for a' that"


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Gie me ae spark o' Nature's fire
That's a' the learning I desire
Then tho' I drudge thro' dub an mire
At pleugh or cart
My Muse, tho' hamely in attire
May touch the heart



Our Conference will be in the inspiring capital city of Scotland – Edinburgh.
This historical city which always inspires and innovates with its buildings, history, museums, galleries, castle, the old town and the new town.  There is something of interest for everyone.

Our accommodation will be at the Holiday Inn, Costorphine Road and the Holiday Inn North, Queensferry Road, both hotels convenient for the Forth Road Bridge and the Edinburgh International Airport also the city centre.

On Friday evening there will be a ‘Welcome Reception’ given by the First Minister, the Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP MP.

On Saturday morning we shall have our A.G.M. followed in the afternoon by a seminar conducted by Prof  David Purdie MD FRCP Ed FSA(Scot.)

Saturday evening Inaugural Dinner with the formal transfers of the Presidential Chains of Office will be held in the Thistle Suite, Murrayfield Stadium.

Conference fee is £175 excluding Saturday lunch which is an optional extra.  There is a limited number of sole occupancy rooms and single delegates are asked to arrange to share.

For further details and application form, please contact Harry McGuffog, Conference Convenor on 01274 582577, E-mail or at 30 South Edge, Shipley, West Yorkshire , England BD18 4RA


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