Dr Kamran Abbasi, editor of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, has been named by the HSJ as one of the 50 most influential Black, Asian and minority ethnic people in health.
The loss of smell and taste, and how historical pandemics compare to COVID-19.
30 September 2021
A new analysis of the risks and benefits of offering two doses of COVID-19 vaccination to all 12-17 year olds in England shows that the benefits clearly outweigh the risks, given the current high case rates.
Genetics of gender identity, from bombs to botulism, and a masterclass on sustainable healthcare.
23 September 2021
The results of research into suicide rates in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic show that rates fell despite a simultaneous increase in unemployment.
Vaccines, variants and infection, craniopagus twin separation and training women in the Armed Forces.
LGBTQ+ health during C-19, preventing asthma deaths in children, and Michael Brearley - psychoanalyst and England cricket captain.
In conversation: Lord Ribeiro, eminent surgeon, and NHS England chair Lord Prior.
6 August 2021
The surveillance of zoonotic diseases must be integrated into health security intelligence systems, if future pandemics are to be handled effectively, according to global health practitioners writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
5 August 2021
New research by Cardiff University and University College London, from a new 10-year analysis of patient safety incidents in hospital acute medical units across England and Wales, recommends to include the introduction of electronic prescribing and monitoring systems, checklists to reduce diagnostic errors, and an increased presence of senior clinicians and pharmacists overnight.
28 July 2021
A special ceremony was held at the Royal Society of Medicine on Tuesday 27 July to induct the Society’s new Honorary Fellows and to formally inaugurate Professor Roger Kirby as President of the RSM.
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, health professionals as climate change advocates, and making childbirth safer.
16 July 2021
The presence of more than five symptoms of COVID-19 in the first week of infection is significantly associated with the development of long COVID, according to a new review published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
NHS’s Sir Simon Stevens, psychology in extreme sports and a carer-friendly workforce.
Fighting for life, spotlight on long Covid, and planetary health through the lens of the pandemic.
2 July 2021
Minority-ethnic medical students must have more role-models in senior leadership positions if they are to engage with academia, says a group of medical students writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Should we vaccinate children? Sleep as a phenotype and carer-friendly hospitals.
End of life decision-making, psychological trauma and the global pandemic response.
David Nott - war doctor, epigenetic clocks, and circadian rhythms in respiratory disease.
Ecological grief, health security and tackling vaccine hesitancy.
Tony Adams and alcohol addiction, the latest Covid-19 Q&A round-up, and our post- Brexit diet.
Children’s health and climate change, Henry Wellcome’s medicine chest, and media reporting in a health crisis.
Surgical robots, Kate Bingham-vaccine supremo, and Covid in prisons.
3 June 2021
The reluctance or refusal to accept Covid-19 vaccinations can be tackled by a five-pronged strategy to addressing the behavioural and socio-demographic factors behind vaccine hesitancy.
2 April 2021
A palliative care doctor has suggested that studying Shakespeare’s plays could help medical students connect more closely with their patients.
20 March 2021
A model that has the potential to support the live events industry to re-open safely at full capacity while reducing the risk of Covid-19 transmission has been proposed by a team of public health doctors from Imperial College London and the University of Tartu, Estonia.
10 March 2021
Omitting ethnic minorities from the vaccine priority list is putting these groups at a significantly higher risk of COVID-19 illness and death.
4 March 2021
A series of webinars that will position health and wellbeing at the centre of the climate change debate will be opened with a pre-recorded video message from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales on Tuesday 16 March.
6 February 2021
There is an urgent need for guidelines on how schools can use ventilation to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the classroom, according to doctors at Imperial College London and the headteacher of a secondary school in Pinner, Middlesex.
15 January 2021
Former director of public health Professor John Ashton has said that scientific scepticism may be reinforced by the UK’s rush to approve COVID vaccines for public use and the apparent political desire to be the first out of the blocks in contrast to our European neighbours.