Delegate FAQs

Delegate FAQs

Why is Medicine 2020 being postponed?

As a leading health organisation aimed at improving patient care and preventing disease in the UK and globally, the RCP takes seriously its responsibility to protect clinicians and the public from contracting COVID-19 and to ensure that the NHS is as prepared as it can be for increased demand.

As most of those attending the annual conference are doctors and other health professionals, this move signals the RCP’s concern to protect the NHS frontline workforce as best it can.

When has Medicine 2020 been rescheduled to?

The confirmed date is 7-8 January 2021.

The confirmed venue the ICC Birmingham.

Is my booking confirmation still valid?

Absolutely, all delegate bookings will be automatically transferred to the rescheduled conference date of 7-8 January 2021 at the ICC Birmingham.

What if I can’t make the new date?

We’re sorry you’re unable to make the new date. If you have already booked your place, please email us at to request your full refund. Please note that we are unable to process refunds within 14 days of the event. All refunds will be made via the original payment method.

If my circumstances change, will I be able to cancel at a later date?

We understand that circumstances can change, so you can cancel your place and receive a full refund anytime until 14 days before the event.

Can I make a claim for the refund of my travel and accommodation costs?

As outlined in our booking conditions, we are unable to offer compensation for travel and/or accommodation costs that have already been incurred, or any administration charges relating to cancellation of travel tickets or accommodation.

Can’t find the answer to your query here?

If you can’t find the answer to your query in any of these FAQs then please email us at We aim to respond to your email within 2 working days. We will respond to emails in the order in which they are received.