Welcome to our 'new' website
To ensure the longevity of the website we are redeveloping the website in WordPress. As there is quite a lot of content in the original website it's going to take a while to fully migrate to WordPress. We are starting with this Home page and the other top-level menu pages. These have some content and then link to the original site for the remaining content.
Where a link takes you to the old website you will get a warning that you are going to an insecure website. This is nothing to worry about and it's OK to proceed to the old site.
We have had sad news of the passing away of a number of former staff and students: Pat Cox, who held just about every role on the QE(K)A Committee; Malcolm Osmundson who was Chief Technician in Physiology; Paulet Hanson, a Microbiology technician and Michael Sprackling. Further details are in the Obituaries pages.
Annual Reunion 2021 was a virtual event again. After the formalities of the AGM we had a fascinating interview of Dr. Claire Thomas by Professor Seamus Higson (both members of the QE(K)A Committee). Claire is Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital so has an inside track on Covid-19. As a first we recorded the virtual session so you can watch the AGM and the Claire's interview here.
Professor Brian Gardner died in January; a full-page obituary appeared in the Guardian on 15th April 2021.
We have revised the Constitution to bring it up-to-date and updated the page with minutes of Committee meetings and AGMs and associated documents, plus copies of the Accounts.
The latest memorabilia, introduced at this year’s Annual Reunion, are cufflinks and a tie pin. The pins cost £4.00 and the cufflinks £8.00 and can be ordered from Paul Ogden, the QE(K)A Chair via the webmaster
We have in stock (March 2021) mugs, cufflinks and tie pins. Unfortunately the shield and scarves are just too expensive to get made without a substantial order. If you want to order a mug, tie pin or cufflinks contact the webmaster.
Remember those heady days at KCHSS or QEC? A number of year and class reunions have been organized over the years; these are the ones for which we have details.
We hope the following enables you to find and enjoy all the information on this website that we have about KCHSS, QEC, its staff and students.
Events - Activities that have a link to QEC, mostly Kings College reunions
People and the News - information about KCHSS and QEC alumni
Photo Album - mostly pictures from the 1960’s and 1970’s
QEC Archives - on-line archive of KCHSS and QEC empheria assembled by Kings College
Envoy - The KCHSS and QEC magazine.
A select band of people meet a couple of times a year, drink beer (OK, these days it might be a skinny, de-caf latte), and keep the Association running. The main role of the committee is to organize the Annual Reunion. As the Association used to charge a membership fee there is a legal responsibility to properly account for the Association’s funds.
Annual General Meetings - held during the Annual Reunions