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Press notes: 14 Jan 2022

Coming up week commencing 17 January 2022

Thursday 20 January: webinar from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

The current prevalence of long COVID in the UK, the latest research and treatments for the condition, and the challenges around access to care will be explored at this webinar. Key speakers will include Dr Bola Owolabi, GP and Director of Health Inequalities at NHS England and NHS Improvement, and Darren Brown, Chair and co-founder of Long COVID Physio and clinical academic physiotherapist specialising in HIV, disability and rehabilitation.

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Wednesday 19 January: webinar from 7.00pm to 8.05pm

Dr Phil Hammond, recently retired Associate Specialist for the Paediatric Fatigue Service, journalist, broadcaster, writer and comedian will join Professor Sir Simon Wessely for a conversation about his career, his views on the current state and longevity of the NHS and what he plans to achieve during his retirement.

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Monday 17 January: webinar from 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Updates on the management of peanut allergy and advances in food and inhalant allergen immunotherapy will be presented at this webinar. The event will be held in memory of Dr Marta Krawiec and her work on childhood asthma and inhaled glucocorticoid steroid safety at the Medical University of Poland.

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Other news

The five successful applicants for the prestigious Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowships have been announced.

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Notes to editors

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.

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