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The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the UK’s leading providers of continuing learning for healthcare professionals.

We bring people together to have the medical conversations that matter.

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If you have an interest in medicine and healthcare, want to connect with your community and access a raft of career and learning opportunities – then join us.

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Free Public Webinar

Medicine and Me: The Big Bowel Event 2024

Jointly organised with Bowel Research UK, the Big Bowel Event 2024 brings together patients, members of the public and researchers to explore current research into bowel cancer and bowel disease during this half-day webinar.

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Upcoming events

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Cardiovascular symposium and Harvey Prize 2024: Lifestyle and vascular health

This Cardiovascular Symposium highlights the vital role of lifestyle interventions in preventing and managing cardiovascular disease. It features three keynote lectures by prominent leaders and four sessions on key lifestyle components: exercise, diet and nutrition, smoking cessation, and blood pressure and lipid management.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Medico-legal issues and innovation

Join us for a comprehensive day of learning and networking, as we explore two crucial topics in healthcare: medico-legal work and medical innovation. Gain the skills to provide expert medico-legal evidence and navigate the challenges and opportunities in medical innovation.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Nicotine Addiction 2024: Action on Smoking

As smoking remains the largest contributor to poor health and is linked to poverty, deprivation, reduced life expectancy and reduced healthy life expectancy, we invite you to join an event dedicated to discussing how society can address nicotine addiction from a person-to-system approach across health and the wider determinants of health for the future.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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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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Latest news

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Leading academic warns of ‘worrying’ Sovietisation of British medical profession

Contemporary developments in British medicine have concerning similarities to historical Soviet practices, a leading academic claims. 

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Prize for exposing ‘fake’ health news now open

The Sarah Hughes Trust, along with the History of Medicine Society at the RSM and the Medical Journalists’ Association, invites healthcare practitioners and journalists to submit work debunking fake news in health or medical journalism.


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Restaurant and 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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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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Our Library

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The RSM Library

Our prestigious library holds a rich collection of both historical and contemporary medical and healthcare topics, dating back to the 15th century. The Library provides a wide range of spaces, services and facilities to help you with your studies or work when you are in the building, such as free Wi-Fi and private study spaces.

Opening hours: 
Monday to Sunday 7:00am - 11:00pm

Staffed hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:30am to 6:00pm
Friday: 9:30am to 5.30pm 

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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 goal.

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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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Our history

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.

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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 Club opening times

Lounge Bar 
Monday - Friday
Breakfast served 7:00am - 9:30am 
All-day menu served 12 noon - 9:00pm 
Open for drinks until 10:00pm

Saturday - Sunday
Lounge bar opens for service at 10:30am
Drinks, pastries, cakes as well as soup and sandwiches served 10:30am - 5:30pm

Monday - Friday
Breakfast served 7:00am - 9:30am
Table d'Hote menu 12 noon - 9:00pm (Last orders 8:45pm)

Saturday - Sunday
Continental breakfast served 7:30am - 10:30am

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