Helping to Fund Medical Research since 1961 - DONATE NOW
Registered Charity No: 200843

Midlands Medicine

Midlands Medicine is the journal of the North Staffordshire Medical Institute, whose purpose is to promote postgraduate medical education and research

The journal was first published in 1969 as the North Staffordshire Medical Institute Journal.

Midlands Medicine is produced every 6 months and is available free of charge to our Members.

The Journal contains informative articles from a wide range of sources and covers a great range of healthcare & medical fields.


  • Dr D de Takats

First appointed as a Consultant in 2003, Dr Dominic De Takats is the Lead Clinician for University Hospitals of North Midlands Renal Services in South Cheshire and for the Clinical Renal Biopsy Service at University Hospitals of North Midlands​. His areas of clinical practice focus on general nephrology, advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), renal anaemia, pre-dialysis preparation, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, transplant assessment and living kidney donation. His areas of particular interest are CKD-related mineral and bone disorders, polycystic kidney disease and electrolyte disorders. Dr Dominic De Takats is also involved in training doctors, teaching medical students and supporting clinical research.

Editorial Board

  • Mr J Muir
  • Dr I Smith
  • Mr D Griffiths
  • Helen Inwood
  • Clive Gibson
  • Tracy Hall
  • Professor Divya Chari

Editorial Assistant

  • Jeanette Forrester

Do you want to be published in the Midlands Medicine?

Please forward any contributions for consideration by The Midlands Medicine Editorial Board to the Editor

c/o Jeanette Forrester

Our Publication

The full version of our Midlands Medicine is available to members here

Members Access

Find our more about becoming a member and all the benefits

Learn More

Midlands Medicine Volume 27 Issue 4 Preview

A short preview of the latest Midlands Medicine publication

A charity born to meet the needs of medial education & research

Grants Awarded
Projects Supported
Students Supported