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The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) is a registered charity and membership organisation. ​Our vision is better healthcare for better lives. By sharing learning and supporting innovation our goal is to be the leading provider of continuing learning to healthcare professionals.

We deliver multidisciplinary, specialist and general education, as well as professional development, drawing on the support of leading experts in over 50 specialist areas of medicine.

We are home to one of the finest physical and digital medical libraries in the world. Our learning resources span a wide collection of books, journals, electronic journals and online medical databases.

We connect those involved in and interested in healthcare and, by leveraging expertise from across the RSM, we support, help and inspire the innovators developing the medical products and services of tomorrow.

See our latest press releases below. 

Contact the media office

To request a press pass or to inquire about press releases, JRSM papers or filming on RSM premises, contact:

Rosalind Dewar, Media Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1580 764 713
Mobile: +44 (0)7785 182732

Latest media releases

Visa cap for international doctors - Promo

Urgent need for increase in visa cap for international doctors

11 November 2022

There is an urgent need to increase the cap on visas to allow more international medical graduates to work and train in the NHS.

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Gillian Leng

Professor Gillian Leng CBE appointed Dean of Education at the Royal Society of Medicine

17 October 2022

Professor Gillian Leng CBE has been appointed the next Dean of Education at the Royal Society of Medicine. She will take up her post on 24 October 2022.

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Sarah Hughes - Promo

BBC journalists win award for exposing false science behind Covid ‘miracle drug’

12 October 2022

Royal Society of Medicine and Medical Journalists' Association announce winners of inaugural Sarah Hughes Trust Prize.

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No quick fix for COVID 19 - Hero

No quick fix for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among UK South Asian communities

05 October 2022

The complex, multiple factors influencing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and scepticism among UK South Asian communities mean ‘quick fix’ solutions to increase uptake of the vaccines will be ineffective, according to new research published by JRSM Open.

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Tackling Inequalities - Phase 2 - Promo

Inequalities ‘most significant threat’ to public health, warns Vice-President of Royal Society of Medicine

30 August 2022

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health in the UK, a top doctor has warned ahead of a major conference at the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Poor must not shoulder responsibility for reducing healthcare carbon emissions Promo

Poor must not shoulder responsibility for reducing healthcare carbon emissions

10 August 2022

The pursuit of net zero healthcare risks targeting the poor and exacerbating existing unfair heath inequalities unless careful consideration is given to the re-allocation of healthcare resources.

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Long COVID patient registry could support long-term monitoring and service improvements Promo

Long COVID patient registry could support long-term monitoring and service improvements

27 July 2022

Recommendations for a voluntary Long COVID patient registry or similar mechanism to monitor the condition in Wales over the long-term offer could support service improvement.

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RMQ67 Promo

Relaunched doctor reward scheme is missed opportunity for fairer reform

07 July 2022

The new national scheme for rewarding clinical excellence in the NHS is a missed opportunity to design a fairer system and one that recognises the collective effort of teams over individuals, according to a new paper.

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Past media releases

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