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Press notes: 23 May

Coming up week commencing 23 May 2022

Monday 23 May: in person 6.00pm to 8.00pm

This in-person masterclass will present the latest developments in the research, diagnosis and treatment of painful neuropathies. There are many causes of neuropathic pain, including viral infection, HIV, chemotherapy, trauma, genetic disorders and diabetes, with over 50% of all adults with diabetes expected to be affected by neuropathy in their lifetime.

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Tuesday 24 May: webinar 9.15am to 4.30pm

At this webinar, experts in the area of intellectual disability will explore the key challenges in the diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders in young people, including the co-morbidity of multiple neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Thursday 26 May: webinar 4.00pm to 5.30pm

Consultant cardiologists, all experts in their field, will provide interactive case-based teaching at this online session, which will explore imaging for assessing cardiac masses and pathology related to the pericardium.

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Other news

The next episode of the RSM’s In Conversation Live series on Wednesday 25 May at 7.00pm will feature Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive of the Health Foundation, who will talk about health policy in the UK, her life work on policy analysis, and previous roles as Chief Executive at the Nuffield Trust, Director of Policy at The King’s Fund and policy advisor to the Chief Executive of the National Health Service.

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Notes for 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.

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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