Welcome to the June 2022 issue of RSM Engage, our latest collection of news and features for members of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Spotlight on the Odontology Section

Dr Aditi Desai, President of the Odontology Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, encourages dentists and doctors to collaborate on a broad spectrum of health topics. 

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When inequality is baked in before birth, it can’t remain a fringe concern

Inequality shortens lives and severely impacts health outcomes, yet the evidence shows the health gap is widening. Doctors and patient advocates maintain that truly transformational change is possible if we begin to treat inequality as the urgent, serious health issue it is.

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Dame Parveen Kumar – a beacon of achievement on her 80th birthday

Dame Parveen Kumar, who celebrated her 80th birthday on 1 June, has made an immense contribution to science and medicine throughout her illustrious career.

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NHS complaint-handling policies could do more to support learning from concerns raised

The current design of national policies for complaint handling in NHS hospitals in England means there is too much focus on assessing a complaint’s validity and not enough on learning from the concerns raised, according to a new study published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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This much I’ve learnt: Dr Tim Ringrose

Former nephrologist and President of the RSM’s Digital Health Section, Dr Tim Ringrose, shares his obsession with taking things apart, how digital technology needs to be embedded in healthcare and the RSM as a hub for innovation.

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Society news

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Promising signs for long-term impact of cancer immunotherapy, says 2022 Stevens Lecturer

Professor James Larkin, a consultant medical oncologist at The Royal Marsden Hospital, said there are promising signs that immunotherapy could cure certain advanced-stage cancers in some patients.

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Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship 2022 now open for applications

Applications are invited for the prestigious 2022 Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowships.

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2022

The Royal Society of Medicine would like to congratulate all those who have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022.

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Travelling the world with the RSM: take a tour of our reciprocal clubs

Did you know that as a member of the RSM you have access to over 50+ partner clubs all over the world, as well as the RSM’s own on-site club and hotel facilities?

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