About this event

  • Date and time Thu 24 Sep 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 43 'Long COVID: Understanding the shadow of the virus' on Zoom here.

There is growing concern that a significant number of COVID-19 patients continue to experience persistent physical and mental symptoms weeks and months after first contracting the virus.

Chaired by RSM President Professor Roger Kirby, this webinar will tackle the topic of ‘Long COVID’, hearing insights from Dr Alastair Miller, Deputy Medical Director at the JRCPTB, Dr Nisreen Alwan, Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of Southampton and Long COVID sufferer, and Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, GP Principal in Central Manchester and Professor of General Practice Research at Keele University.

The panel will look at the symptoms and diagnosis of Long COVID, discuss current research and evidence, hear experiences of living with Long COVID, and ask what needs to be done to manage this significant healthcare concern.

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Key speakers

Dr Alastair Miller

Deputy Medical Director at the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB), Consultant Physician, Tropical & Infectious Disease Unit at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Dr Nisreen Alwan

Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of Southampton and Honorary Consultant in Public Health at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham

GP Principal in Central Manchester, Professor of General Practice Research at Keele University, and Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health at South Staffs and Shropshire Foundation Trust



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.