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Press notes: 10 October

Monday 10 October: webinar 6.00pm to 8.30pm
The therapeutic effects of hypnosis charted by Victorian society doctor Dr John Elliotson will be discussed by journalist and author Ms Wendy Moore at this webinar, which will also explore the theories of pioneer investigator Dr James Braid.

Tuesday 11 October: webinar 5.30pm to 8.15pm
During this event Mr Jonathan Hyam, President of the Clinical Neurosciences Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, will present a lecture on incisionless brain surgery. He will focus on the procedure and outcome of stereotactic radiosurgery and MR-guided focused ultrasound, as well as the ever-expanding list of conditions which can be treated using these techniques.

Wednesday 12 October: webinar 7.00pm to 8.00pm
During this evening event, Professor Malcolm Reed, Dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School, will be interviewed by RSM President Professor Roger Kirby, when he will talk about his career, surgical oncology and the recruitment and retention crisis in the NHS.

Friday 14 October: in person 8.30am to 4.40pm
Patients and medical professionals will take part in this event, which will examine the journey of cancer patients, through treatment and into survivorship. There will be a focus on the urological side effects that may result from cancer treatment and complications, such as sexual dysfunction, chronic pain and urinary problems.

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A new Vice-President and four new Trustees have taken up their roles at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). Follow this link to read more

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