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The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the UK’s leading providers of continuing learning in healthcare. Our vision is ‘better healthcare for better lives’. We aim to achieve this by sharing learning and supporting innovation on the science, practice and organisation of medicine.

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COVID-19 Series: Omicron- Episode 94

As fears increase over the new variant and the possibility it could evade vaccine protection and bring a re-introduction of covid restrictions we welcome back to the series Professor Peter Openshaw one of Britain’s foremost specialists on the behaviour of deadly viruses and John Edmunds, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to answer your questions.

Victoria Macdonald from Channel 4 News will chair the session, asking our expert panel the most pressing questions regarding this new variant.

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In Conversation Live with Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely, RSM immediate Past-President, for a conversation about his career, his thoughts for developing green cities with tangible public benefits such as his plans for Greater Manchester to be the first UK city region to deliver a carbon neutral transport network, a 21st century plan to end homelessness, and how the city region is coping with COVID-19 infection rates.


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As an RSM member, you can search and access thousands of e-journals and e-books – all full-text and including the latest issues. You can also search our e-journals and e-books without being a member but you will not have access to the full-text. View all e-resources and databases. 

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A new strategy for the RSM: Better healthcare for better lives

Professor Roger Kirby and Michele Acton discuss the new vision and strategy for the Royal Society of Medicine and what it means for section volunteers, members and staff.

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A new collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association

The RSM joins up with the World Psychiatric Association to help expand the learning and education opportunities for psychiatrists across the globe.

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Domus Medica Hotel

Book a stay in our members-only hotel Domus Medica. Located  in  the heart of London, the hotel  offers  exceptional  value for money.   

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Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Located on the ground floor, our Lounge Bar is  open all day, offering a selection of food and drink to suit any mood.  Or for a more formal dining  experience, the Restaurant  provides all-day dining in an ambient setting. 

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More about us

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Our vision and mission

Find out more about the RSM’s vision, mission and strategic goals.

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Join a Section Council

If you are an RSM member, you can join a Section Council within your specialty and shape the future of our education programme.

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History of the RSM

Learn how the RSM, established in the rooms of a barristers’ chambers at Gray’s Inn, grew from humble beginnings to take up residence in London’s medical quarter.

History of the RSM
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Venue hire

Looking for a conference venue or meeting room for your next event? The RSM's venue space, 1 Wimpole Street, is available for hire.

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The RSM is open

We're looking forward to welcoming you to our building at 1 Wimpole Street. Our opening times are:

Club and Lounge Bar

Monday - Friday: 7.00am - 21.00pm (food served until 19.00pm, from 29th November until 20.00pm)
Saturday - Sunday: 7.30am - 10.30am (breakfast only)


Monday - Thursday: 9.30am - 18.00pm
Friday: 9.30am - 17.30pm
Saturday - Sunday: closed

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