The Channel 4 series, It’s a Sin, aired on British television for the first time in January 2021. Here, Dr Olwen Williams, RCP vice president for Wales and a consultant in sexual health and HIV medicine, discusses medical advances over the last 40 years and the stigma that remains.
This International Women’s Day, we’ve taken a look back at the progress we’ve made towards equality for women at the RCP, and we’ve asked some of our female officers and leaders to share their experiences of equality in the workplace.
Dr Sarah Cox, a consultant in palliative medicine, and chair of the RCP’s Joint Specialty Committee for Palliative Medicine, talks about her journey into palliative medicine and how she came to be one of the lead authors of our new end-of-life acute care resource.
In this piece, Dr Rachel McCoubrie talks about her work supporting doctors and how coaching can help with self-confidence, limiting beliefs, dealing with anxiety and promoting resilience and positivity.