Welcome to the June 2023 issue of RSM Engage, our latest collection of features, news and views from members of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Matthew Taylor: a more ambitious national social contract for healthcare

18 May 23

Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation and one of the UK’s most influential health leaders, calls for a more ambitious national social contract for healthcare.

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Equity of access key to addressing physical health needs of learning disability population

Equity of access key to addressing physical health needs of learning disability population

31 May 2023

Powerful personal stories, illustrating the complex interface between physical and mental health in people with a learning disability, were a stand-out feature of a recent RSM event.

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Royal Society of Medicine and Bodyswaps prepare to launch VR-powered training

09 June 2023

The RSM and edtech startup, Bodyswaps, have combined forces to deliver next-generation training modules through immersive artificial intelligence and virtual reality experiences.

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Students Section

Spotlight on the Students Section

09 June 2023

Miss Bhumi Shah, President of the RSM Students Section, talks about systematic reviews, tomorrow’s doctors, networking for medical students and access to medical school.

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Why it’s wrong to wait for an inquiry on sexual misconduct in the NHS…

09 June 2023

JRSM Open author Dr Sarah Steele, calls for immediate, active intervention to address the pervasive issue of sexual misconduct in the NHS.

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Society news

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Nominations open for ‘fake news’ journalism prize

01 June 2023

Entries now open for the annual Sarah Hughes Trust prize for health or medical journalists exposing false or misleading information.

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An exhibition in memory of medicine’s great humanist, Sir William Osler

22 May 2023

The latest exhibition at the RSM Library celebrates the life and works of Canadian physician Sir William Osler, 1849-1919.

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Wyndham Lloyd Davies

Wyndham Lloyd Davies: 1934 to 2023

19 May 2023

The RSM remembers Wyndham Lloyd Davies, renowned urologist and former President of the RSM Urology Section (1991-92), who died in March this year.

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New medical study tours – Uzbekistan and Japan

Join the Royal Society of Medicine and Jon Baines Tours in exploring medicine and society in two very different – but richly rewarding – destinations. Travel well off the tourist road and learn about approaches to medicine in Uzbekistan and Japan in the context of their history and culture.

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