In the most severe cases of COVID-19, the virus causes an aggressive autoinflammatory response, also known as the cytokine storm, which causes the body to attack itself, sometimes leading to lifelong organ impairment or death. We discuss how to analyse data from blood tests to guide immune treatments such as corticosteroids, and how cytokine pathway blockers are being used to calm the deadly cytokine storm and its consequences.
RSM Live brings together leading experts and decision makers to share, discuss and debate the latest developments on a range of healthcare topics and specialties.
Join our webinars to keep informed and stay connected with professionals from all healthcare specialties, wherever you are.
Frances Crook OBE, Chief Executive of The Howard League for Penal Reform, the oldest penal reform charity in the UK, will be joining Reverend Hilary De Lyon (immediate past RSM Vice-President) for an interestingdiscussion on her career, the complexities of prison rehabilitation and reform, children and young adults involved in crime and prevention, and her fascinating campaigns for; less crime, safer communities, and fewer people in prison.
Dame Clare Marx, Chair of the GMC (General Medical Council), past Chair of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, and former President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and British Orthopaedic Association, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely (RSM Past President) for a stimulating discussion about her career, leadership in the medical profession, her views on the tensions in current medical training, and challenges and opportunities for the GMC.
The second in a three part series where delegates will learn how serious stabbing injuries are investigated and treated, and to look at some strategies for prevention. This meeting will bring together health professionals, legal experts and those working in the field of forensic medicine to promote an understanding of the investigation, management and prevention of stabbing injuries.
V.S. Ramachandran, the renowned neurologist and neuroscientist, will give a fascinating session on how the brain and body interact. He will use case descriptions to illustrate how each requires the other and each impacts on the other - often with non-intuitive results.
This is Part 3 of a six-part webinar series exploring the occupational challenges faced by the food and catering industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to dig deeper into the unique nature of the food industry, explore hazards and challenges faced, and the changes implemented in order for this industry to continue to work.
As we explore how personalised medicine might transform the NHS, join us to analyse the practicalities and cost-benefits of delivering personalised services for health and care.
Our panel will discuss how technology can support this transformation, as well as discussing the risks and benefits of a personalised approach for the NHS.
As the RSM Section of Urology marks its centenary, this webinar will explore what the future of healthcare may have to offer professionals and patients.
Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford, and Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive of the Health Foundation, will present the latest thinking on personalised medicine, innovative models of healthcare delivery, and how these will affect the way we work today.
Join us for another Mind Matters webinar which will give an overview of the emerging field of behavioural addictions. This will be particularly beneficial to anyone working in the field of Psychiatry, General Practice, or any colleagues interested in mental health. We will hear from Professor Marc Potenza, of Yale University, renowned eminent researcher in this field who will be interviewed by Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones.
The aim of this evening meeting is to provide a detailed insight into respiratory medicine for anyone interested in pursuing it as a career.
For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.
For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership.
For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification in a healthcare-related subject, in the UK or overseas.