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Press notes: 11 July

Wednesday 13 July: in person 6.00pm to 8.15pm

Wes Streeting, Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, will join Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, for an in-person conversation about his parliamentary career and his vision for an NHS fit for purpose. A networking drinks reception will be held before the main event starts at 7.00pm.

Monday 11 July: livestream 9.30am to 4.30pm

How the pandemic has changed Type-2 diabetes care and the causal links between Covid and diabetes will be explored at the Diabetes in 2022 conference at the RSM. The latest data on prevention and remission will be discussed, together with the future of treatment of complications in secondary care.

Wednesday 13 July: webinar 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Volunteers have always played an important part in the NHS, but the experience of the pandemic has seen a significant recalibration on the way that volunteers are being deployed alongside clinicians to relieve pressure on services. This webinar will discuss how volunteers can support clinicians in secondary care as the NHS emerges from the pandemic.

Exhibitions at the RSM

Coinciding with the Diabetes in 2022 conference, the RSM Library presents a new exhibition in collaboration with Novo Nordisk exploring the history and discovery of insulin.

Free entry 9.30am – 6.00pm, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Notes to editors

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Follow this link for more information about the full programme of education at the RSM.

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.

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