Media information

The Royal Society of Medicine is a leading provider of high-quality continuing postgraduate education and learning to the medical profession. Its mission is to advance health, through education and innovation.

The Society actively encourages and supports all those entering medicine and aims to be a significant provider of education to the wider healthcare team.

Each year the RSM organises over 400 academic and public events each year spanning 56 areas of special interest, providing a multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and debate.

Videos of many key lectures are also available online, increasing access to the Society’s education programme.

The RSM is home to one of the finest medical libraries in the world, with an extensive collection of books, journals, electronic journals and online medical databases.

As well as providing medical education, the Society aims to promote an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organisation of medicine, both within the health professions and with responsible and informed public opinion.

The Society is not a policy-making body and does not issue guidelines or standards of care.

Information for journalists

The RSM welcomes journalists who wish to attend the many academic meetings and events taking place during the year. Accredited journalists can register to receive press releases and the monthly bulletin highlighting forthcoming events. 

 

contact the media office for

  • press passes for meetings and events
  • press releases and papers from the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • filming on the premises.

 

latest releases

02 June 2017

Populist radical right a threat to core values of medicine and public health

The populist radical right is a threat to core values of medicine and public health, even within a functioning democratic system, according to a commentary published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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27 April 2017

Actress Kiruna Stamell debates gene editing with ethicist Dr Christopher Gyngell

Two papers published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, debate gene editing and the health of future generations.

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10 March 2017

New NHS safety investigator must become fully independent body

The new NHS safety investigator for England, which starts work in April 2017, must become a fully independent body through primary legislation, according to healthcare safety experts.

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17 February 2017

New analysis links 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to cuts in health and social care

Researchers exploring why there has been a substantial increase in mortality in England and Wales in 2015 conclude that failures in the health and social care system linked to disinvestment are likely to be the main cause.

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