About this event

  • Date and time Tue 3 Sep 2024 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Location Online

This event has been postponed to a later date to be confirmed. 

This spotlight episodes aims to provide invaluable insights and critical updates on Covid-19, Flu and the challenges health services face this winter. Join us as our expert panel discuss the latest data on Covid-19, Flu cases and the systems in place to manage during the winter months.

This engaging and reactive spotlight will reflect upon the challenges health services have experienced so far this winter, as our expert clinicians discuss and look ahead for the rest of the winter season.

By attending the webinar, you will:

  • Understand the challenges health services face and how they manage their systems across the winter months
  • Receive the latest updates on Covid-19 and Flu variants
  • Explore the impact of recent public policies in managing winter pressures and their role in addressing the challenges faced by the healthcare service

As Covid infections rise across the UK and internationally, this webinar will update our audience on the latest vaccine data, and update on new Covid variants. With a new strain detected in mid-August hospital admissions for Covid have greatly risen and top up-autumn vaccines are being offered. This is widely reported across the press:

UK Covid cases in your area as infections rise and new variants emerge | The Independent

A new Covid variant is on the rise – how worried should we be? | Devi Sridhar | The Guardian

This is against a backdrop of continued challenges for the NHS and the pressures this winter. Therefore, this webinar aims to discuss the above and consider what can we expect from early 2024.

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.


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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 link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

This webinar 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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