About this event

  • Date and time Wed 26 Oct 2022 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location Online
According to HSJ, the number of Covid positive patients in English hospitals on 5 October had increased by 97 percent over the previous two weeks, with Covid positive patients filling approximately one in 10 NHS general acute beds.

The rate of increase, reported HSJ, is significantly higher than in the last Covid wave during June and July.

Tune into this episode of the COVID-19 series, Professor Gillian Leng CBE, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine will be discussing the fourth wave of COVID-19 alongside Dame Jenny Harries, and the likely challenges and responses faced by healthcare workers, leaders and the public.
The RSM COVID-19 Series is for health professionals, by health professionals; a series of talks dedicated to give healthcare workers on the frontline, regular and easy-to-access updates from healthcare leaders on COVID-19. 

Key speakers

Dame Jenny Harries

Chief Executive, UK Health Security Agency, Head, NHS Test and Trace



Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.
Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom
The agenda is subject to change at any time
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All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.
This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.
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