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.
Inspired by her wish to help people living with HIV, Professor Chloe Orkin has dedicated her career to studying this area of medicine. In this piece she talks about her journey into medicine, and the treatment she experienced as a gay, senior woman in her field.
In today's International Women's Day blog, former RCP president Professor Jane Dacre discusses her inspirational role model Professor Dame Parveen Kumar and her 'extraordinary' contribution to medicine.