About this event

  • Date and time Thu 9 Apr 2020 from 12:20pm to 12:45pm
  • Location Online

Professor Hugh Montgomery works on the Whittington Hospital’s intensive care unit. He joins us directly from his work to give a quick overview of the reality of dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in these unprecedented times.

Professor Montgomery will be interviewed by Dr Claire Bayntun, Clinical Consultant in global public health, Assistant Professor, and the Director of Global Leadership Programmes at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She is also an honorary consultant at Public Health England (PHE) and a trustee of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Register on Zoom.

Please note: Professor Montgomery is joining us at work and therefore there may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this webinar, subject to his work requirements.

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

Key speakers

Professor Hugh Montgomery

Professor Hugh Montgomery

Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University College London (UCL); Director, UCL Centre for Human Health and Performance; Consultant in Intensive Care and Director for Research and Innovation, Whittington Hospital

Speaker's biography

Professor Hugh Montgomery is UCL Professor of Intensive Care Medicine; Consultant Intensivist and Director for Research and Innovation at the Whittington Hospital; and Head, Centre for Human Health and Performance, UCL Division of Medicine. He has a strong interest in environmental impacts on health, particularly climate change.



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