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The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) is a registered charity and membership organisation. ​Our vision is better healthcare for better lives. By sharing learning and supporting innovation our goal is to be the leading provider of continuing learning to healthcare professionals.

We deliver multidisciplinary, specialist and general education, as well as professional development, drawing on the support of leading experts in over 50 specialist areas of medicine.

We are home to one of the finest physical and digital medical libraries in the world. Our learning resources span a wide collection of books, journals, electronic journals and online medical databases.

We connect those involved in and interested in healthcare and, by leveraging expertise from across the RSM, we support, help and inspire the innovators developing the medical products and services of tomorrow.

See our latest press releases below. 

Contact the media office

To request a press pass or to inquire about press releases, JRSM papers or filming on RSM premises, contact:

Rosalind Dewar, Media Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1580 764 713
Mobile: +44 (0)7785 182732

Latest media releases

The Golden Age of Melancholy - Promo

Exhibition: The Golden Age of Melancholy, Royal Society of Medicine Library

16 January 2023

A new exhibition of historical medical literature has opened at the Royal Society of Medicine, offering a glimpse into the many ways in which melancholy was understood during the early modern period (1550-1750).

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JRSM Magazines

Prudent healthcare approach key to transforming health and care system

09 December 2022

A prudent approach to health and care, incorporating the values people, patients and local communities attribute to their health and care services, is key to transforming the health and care system.

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Developing a shared definition of self-driven healthcare - Promo

Self-driven healthcare can improve health outcomes and reduce costs

02 December 2022

A vision for building sustainable, self-driven healthcare spanning primary care, secondary care and the wider health and social care system has been set out by medical innovators writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Visa cap for international doctors - Promo

Urgent need for increase in visa cap for international doctors

11 November 2022

There is an urgent need to increase the cap on visas to allow more international medical graduates to work and train in the NHS.

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Gillian Leng - use this

Professor Gillian Leng CBE appointed Dean of Education at the Royal Society of Medicine

17 October 2022

Professor Gillian Leng CBE has been appointed the next Dean of Education at the Royal Society of Medicine. She will take up her post on 24 October 2022.

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Sarah Hughes - Promo

BBC journalists win award for exposing false science behind Covid ‘miracle drug’

12 October 2022

Royal Society of Medicine and Medical Journalists' Association announce winners of inaugural Sarah Hughes Trust Prize.

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No quick fix for COVID 19 - Hero

No quick fix for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among UK South Asian communities

05 October 2022

The complex, multiple factors influencing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and scepticism among UK South Asian communities mean ‘quick fix’ solutions to increase uptake of the vaccines will be ineffective, according to new research published by JRSM Open.

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Tackling Inequalities - Phase 2 - Promo

Inequalities ‘most significant threat’ to public health, warns Vice-President of Royal Society of Medicine

30 August 2022

Inequalities are the most significant threat to public health in the UK, a top doctor has warned ahead of a major conference at the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Past media releases

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