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Barrow Foundation UK Fellowships  

The administration of these fellowships has recently been delegated to the Society. The award, supported by the Barrow Foundation UK, has been awarded annually to the recipient of the Norman Dott medal winner since 2003. The award programme has recently been extended and now also includes an award to a junior neurosurgical trainee and neurosurgical nurse. 

1. SENIOR NEUROSURGICAL AWARD

Recipient: The Norman Dott medal winner for the highest mark in the FRCS (SN) exam of the year. Award should be taken within 2 years.    Award: All expenses paid visit to the Barrow Institute, Phoenix, Arizona for up to 6 weeks (min 3 weeks) and to attend the AANS congress (registration and accommodation paid). Initial £2,000 award to cover costs, subsequent expenses paid on production of valid receipts up to a maximum of £5,000.

  Previous winners are: 

Mr S Thomson (2003)
Mr N Hamid (2004)
Mr S Bhangoo (2005)
Mr H Patel (2006)
Mr N Haden (2007)
Mr M Hunt (2008)
Mr E McKintosh (2009)
Mr M Tait (2010)
Mr M Crocker (2011)
Mr H Akram (2012)
Mr T Jones (2013)
Mr S Khan  (2014)
Mr O Pathmanaban (2015)
Mr J Hempenstall (2016)
Mr A J Sheikh (2017)

2. JUNIOR NEUROSURGICAL TRAINEE AWARD

Recipient: Awarded to the ST1 trainee ranked in first place at the annual Neurosurgical national selection. 
Award: All expenses paid visit to the Barrow institute for up to two weeks. They will be expected to attend the Barrow Neurological Symposium.  Initial £1,000 award to cover costs, subsequent expenses paid on production of valid receipts, up to a maximum of £3,000.

Previous winners:

Samir Matloob 2014

Cheryl Coulter 2015

Imran Noorani 2016

Rory Piper 2017

3. NEUROSURGICAL NURSE AWARD

Recipient: Applications can be made through the British Association of Neurosurgical Nurses (BANN) to the BNI, with an outline of project of educational or research aims. Applications are judged by the BNI and BANN. The outcome of the project is to be submitted to BANN for presentation or publication.  
Award: All expenses paid visit to the Barrow institute for up to two weeks. Initial £1,000 award to cover costs, subsequent expenses paid on production of valid receipts, up to a maximum of £3,000. 

Previous winners: 

Deb Ford and Claire Thompson (2012)

Jackie Thomlinson (2014) 

Caroline Woon (2015)

 



Last Updated: 23 April 2018