Thames Medical Lectures  
Thames Medical Lectures is a unique organisation delivering high quality, individually tailored, training courses to the medical profession.

The team, led by Professor Ursula James, consists of medical practitioners as well as specialists in medical education.


Ursula James
Visiting Professor of Clinical Hypnosis, Robert Gordon University

Professor James is a visiting teaching fellow at Oxford University Medical School and a patron of Anxiety UK and the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV). She is also a Founder Member of the Academy of Medical Educators.

Ursula can be seen on This Morning (ITV1), where she is the resident hypnotherapy expert, and heard on the Fred Macauley Show, MacAulay & Co, (BBC Radio Scotland) where she is the ‘smoking cessation guru’.

The organisation, Thames Medical Lectures, was created by Ursula and lectures or has lectured at most of the UK's medical schools, including Oxford and Cambridge. Ursula wrote the first textbook for medical practitioners in clinical hypnosis, and has helped 1000s of people overcome phobias, get rid of unwanted habits, and optimise their performance through her unique fusion of hypnosis and coaching.


If you require further information on current courses, please email:

Courses currently run at all the universities and hospitals shown below. Courses can be tailored to suit the timeframe and evaluation processes for any medical school. If you are interested in our courses, or have further enquiries, please email:
University of Cambridge University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Hull York Medical School
University of Nottingham University of Leeds
University College London
Oxford University Imperial College, University of London
Queen Mary's Hospital Medical School
St George's Hospital Medical School University of Glasgow