Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, Charles Saumarez Smith, attended the Royal Society of Medicine's annual lecture on Art, Medicine and Society, where our very own Professor Iain Hutchison spoke about the Saving Faces art project.
A hearty congratulations to our patron, Channel 4 journalist, Jon Snow who will receive this year's BAFTA fellowship. The annual award is presented to an "individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games." Jon now joins a prestigious list of previous recipients including, David Attenborough, Michael Palin and last year's winner, Julie Walters.
For those who missed out the first time, the BBC radio 4 programme, One to One with Iain Hutchison, will be re-broadcast next Tuesday the 14th of April at 9.30am. Presenter, Anita Anand speaks to the Saving Faces Chief Executive about what drove him to become a surgeon.
The full programme is now also available online. Listen to it here.
In an open letter to The Telegraph, a group of prominent surgeons, including Saving Faces' Iain Hutchison, hit out against the "postcode lottery" head and neck patients are subjected to when attempting to access treatment.
We are proud to report that Lord Clive Hollick has heartily agreed to become a Saving Faces patron. Lord Hollick has been a long-time supporter of Saving Faces, but after experiencing surgeons in action has decided to take a more active role.