About this event

  • Date and time Thu 21 May 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:00pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 15 'BAME patients and COVID-19' on Zoom here.

As the coronavirus pandemic has progressed, evidence has emerged that black, Asian and minority ethnic patients are being disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

In this webinar, RSM Trustee Dr Sarah Filson will lead a discussion on why this is happening with Dame Donna Kinnair, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing and Professor Kevin Fenton, Regional Director, PHE London and Regional Director of Public Health, NHS London.

They will discuss the current available evidence, the new government inquiry led by Professor Fenton, the effect on the multidisciplinary team, and what needs to be done to better address the risk to patients and staff.

Register on Zoom.

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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

Dame Donna Kinnair

Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing 

Professor Kevin Fenton

Regional Director, PHE London and Regional Director, Public Health, NHS London



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