Specialist Language Courses

English for Healthcare Conference 2024

We’re delighted to announce that SLC will be co-hosting the 6th English for Healthcare conference on September 6th and 7th 2024.

The conference is a brilliant opportunity to discover everything that’s happening in the world of medical English – from the impact of AI and learning technologies, to classroom practice, to the latest in learning materials and assessment, including OET.

In previous conferences, delegates from all over the world have attended, sharing perspectives and experiences from very different settings. This is a unique chance to network internationally, learn from others, and make friends with lecturers, researchers and writers in this rapidly changing educational landscape.

The conference is being organised with EALTHY, the global association for the teaching of English for Healthcare, and the prestigious Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), where it will be held. BSMS is in the beautiful campus of the University of Sussex, just outside Brighton, in the foothills of the South Downs national park in the UK. It’s easy to get to, as the campus is just an hour by train from London and within easy reach of the London airports and the Channel ports.

And September is an excellent time to visit Brighton – one of the UK’s most popular seaside and tourist destinations, as well as London and the UK. You might even see the sun shine!

The Call for Papers will be coming soon, so save the date and watch this space.

About the organisers


EALTHY is the global association for the teaching of English for Healthcare, providing professional development, training and services to teachers, researchers, and educational institutions around the world. As part of this, the association organises regular events and networking opportunities for members. The English for Healthcare conference is its flagship event, taking place every two years.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

BSMS is a partnership between the University of Brighton, the University of Sussex and National Health Service Trusts across the Surrey and Sussex region. It has an excellent reputation for both teaching and research, with courses that integrate the development of academic knowledge with clinical experience.

SLCSpecialist Language Courses (SLC)

SLC provides English language services to the global healthcare community, including profession-specific and cross-healthcare English study materials and test preparation courses (OET and IELTS). SLC develops and publishes digital learning content which can be used as standalone study or integrated with online tutored programmes.