Programme

Browse the programme to see what’s on offer.

All delegates will have access to the online platform, where you can watch all conference content until 30 September 2022. Please note that you will have until 29 April 2022 to gain the maximum 16 CPD points and download your certificates. For the remaining days, you can self-accredit as independent learning.

9:00am BST
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Live from the London stage
Welcome and opening remarks
Speaker Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Mumtaz Patel
Dr Mumtaz Patel
Consultant nephrologist, and vice president RCP Global
9:05am BST
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Live from the London stage
9:05am - 10:00am
The relative roles of the State, the medical profession and the individual in improving public health with Professor Chris Whitty
Chair Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Professor Chris Whitty
Professor Chris Whitty
Chief medical officer for England, Department of Health and Social Care
10:05am BST
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From the Virtual stage
10:05am - 10:25am
Interview with Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP
Tune in to hear our president interview the secretary of state for health and social care, Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP about health disparities, workforce & his vision for the NHS.
Chair Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP
Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP
Secretary of State for health and social care
10:25am BST
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From the Virtual stage
10:25am - 10:45am
Let's talk about widening participation with Dr Brian Wang
Listen to Professor Áine Burns and Dr Brian Wang as they explore mentorship, widening participation within the healthcare setting and the In2MedSchool initiative.
Speaker Dr Brian Wang
Dr Brian Wang
SFDN representative for London, Royal College of Physicians
11:00am BST
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Live from the London stage
11:00am - 12:30pm
What's next for the NHS?
Learn about NHS Providers, NHS England/ Improvement, the CQC and the GMC’s plans for the future.
Chair Dr Kamran Abbasi
Dr Kamran Abbasi
Editor in chief, British Medical Journal
Speaker Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Sir Jim Mackey
Sir Jim Mackey
Chief executive, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen
Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen
Acting chair of council, General Medical Council
Speaker Chris Hopson
Chris Hopson
Chief executive, NHS Providers
Speaker Ian Trenholm
Ian Trenholm
Chief executive officer, Care Quality Commission
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Live from the London stage
11:00am - 12:30pm
Advances in mitigating the NHS obesity crisis through science and innovation
Join our speakers as they discuss how we can mitigate the NHS obesity crisis through science and innovation. 
Chair Professor Rachel Batterham
Professor Rachel Batterham
Professor of obesity, diabetes and endocrinology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and special adviser on obesity, RCP
Speaker Professor Rachel Batterham
Professor Rachel Batterham
Professor of obesity, diabetes and endocrinology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and special adviser on obesity, RCP
Speaker Professor Jonathan Valabhji
Professor Jonathan Valabhji
National clinical director for obesity and diabetes, NHS England
Speaker Professor Francesco Rubino
Professor Francesco Rubino
Chair of metabolic and bariatric surgery, King's College London
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Live from the London stage
11:00am - 11:45am
Medical problems in pregnancy: a live interactive cased-based discussion with the patient and multidisciplinary team
Join our speakers for a clinical case study on obstetric medicine
Speaker Dr Melanie Nana
Dr Melanie Nana
Obstetric medicine registrar, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy
Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy
Consultant obstetric physician, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Hannah Douglas
Dr Hannah Douglas
Consultant cardiologist, Guy's trust and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Srividhya Sankaran
Dr Srividhya Sankaran
Consultant in maternal-fetal medicine and obsterics, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
11:45am BST
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From the Virtual stage
What are the current challenges facing the physician workforce?
12:30pm BST
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Live from the Virtual stage
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Health inequalities and clinical practice: lessons from a Sri Lankan montage
In this session, we'll be joined by Ceylon College. Our speaker will draw on experiences in Sri Lanka to discuss health inequalities and clinical practice.
Chair Dr Duminda Munidasa
Dr Duminda Munidasa
President elect, Ceylon College of Physicians
Speaker Professor Saroj Jayasinghe
Professor Saroj Jayasinghe
Emeritus professor of medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Live from the London stage
12:35pm - 1:05pm
MEDFASH lecture: the future of HIV care
This year’s MEDFASH lecture will explore the future of HIV care.
Chair Dr Olwen Williams
Dr Olwen Williams
RCP vice president for Wales and consultant physician in genitourinary and HIV medicine, Glan Clwyd Hospital
Speaker Dr Laura Waters
Dr Laura Waters
HIV and sexual health consultant, Central and North West London NHS Trust
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Live from the Liverpool stage
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Turner-Warwick: novel treatments to improve metabolic health in obesity and type 2 diabetes - the effects of cotadutide
Listen to this year’s Turner Warwick winner, as she discusses novel treatments to improve metabolic health in obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Chair Dr Rasha Mukhtar
Dr Rasha Mukhtar
Consultant diabetologist and endocrinologist, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and RCP censor
Speaker Dr Rajna Golubic
Dr Rajna Golubic
NIHR academic clinical lecturer in endocrinology and diabetes, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
1:15pm BST - Lunch and sponsored talks
1:30pm BST
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Live from the London stage
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sponsored talk by Daiichi Sankyo on atrial fibrillation
Sponsored talks are not included in CPD accreditation 
Chair Professor Ruth Chambers
Professor Ruth Chambers
Honorary Professor, Staffordshire University and Keele University
Speaker Dr Sarah Birkhoelzer
Dr Sarah Birkhoelzer
Cardiology Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, Oxford Centre for Magnetic Resonance Research
Speaker Karen Thomas
Karen Thomas
NHS Collaboration Manager, Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd
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Live from the London stage
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sponsored talk on obesity by Novo Nordisk
Sponsored talks are not included in CPD accreditation 
Speaker Dr Rhodri King
Dr Rhodri King
Consultant in diabetes and endocrinology, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
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Live from the Virtual stage
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sponsored talk by Rosemont: the role pharmacy teams play in supporting patients with dysphagia
Sponsored talks are not included in CPD accreditation 
Speaker Sureena Clement
Sureena Clement
Early careers training programme director, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Health Education England
2:15pm BST
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Live from the London stage
Tackling health inequalities: experiences from general practice
The Royal College of General Practitioners will discuss how to reduce health inequalities, drawing from general practice experiences.
Chair Professor Martin Marshall
Professor Martin Marshall
Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners
Chair Dr Cathryn Edwards
Dr Cathryn Edwards
Registrar, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Carey Lunan
Dr Carey Lunan
General practitioner, NHS Lothian
Speaker Dr Frances Baawuah
Dr Frances Baawuah
General practitioner, Brondesbury Medical Centre
Speaker Dr Maisun Elftise
Dr Maisun Elftise
General practitioner and RCGP first 5 lead, Coventry and Warwickshire
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Live from the London stage
10 years of NEWS
In 10 years of NEWS, our speakers will look at the impact of the early-warning system and explore its future in helping identify acutely ill patients.
Chair

Speaker Professor Bryan Williams
Professor Bryan Williams
Chair of medicine, University College London and consultant physician, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Matthew Inada-Kim
Professor Matthew Inada-Kim
National clinical director for infection, antimicrobial resistance and deterioration, NHS England
Speaker Dr Alison Tavaré
Dr Alison Tavaré
Primary care clinical lead, West of England Academic Health Science Network and NHSE SW clinical lead for NHS@home
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Live from the Liverpool stage
Renal medicine
Join our speakers as they give updates in renal medicine, including health inequalities in nephrology and dialysis patients, the prepare trial and decision making in advanced chronic kidney disease.
Chair Dr Mumtaz Patel
Dr Mumtaz Patel
Consultant nephrologist, and vice president RCP Global
Speaker Dr Yasmin Samir
Dr Yasmin Samir
Academic foundation doctor, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Fergus Caskey
Professor Fergus Caskey
Professor of renal medicine, Oxford University Hospitals Trust
Speaker Professor David Wheeler
Professor David Wheeler
Professor of kidney medicine, University College London
Speaker Dr Georgi Abraham
Dr Georgi Abraham
Professor and Senior Consultant, MGM Healthcare, Chennai
3:40pm BST - Comfort break
3:50pm BST
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Live from the Liverpool stage
Ageing population
In this session, our speakers will discuss how we can celebrate ageing, frailty / dementia in acute care and the development of care in the older surgical patient.
Chair Dr Jennifer Burns
Dr Jennifer Burns
President, British Geriatrics Society
Speaker Dr Lucy Pollock
Dr Lucy Pollock
Consultant geriatrician, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and author, The Book About Getting Older
Speaker Professor Andy Clegg
Professor Andy Clegg
Professor of geriatric medicine and honorary consultant geriatrician, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Jugdeep Dhesi
Dr Jugdeep Dhesi
Consultant geriatrician, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and vice-president, British Geriatrics Society
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Live from the London stage
Beyond COVID: looking ahead in respiratory care
In this session, our speakers will explore interstitial lung diseases and how occupational lung disease has changed during the pandemic.
Chair Dr Jo Szram
Dr Jo Szram
Consultant respiratory physician, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHs Foundation Trust and RCP Linacre fellow
Speaker Dr Johanna Feary
Dr Johanna Feary
Consultant respiratory physician, Royal Brompton Hospital
Speaker Dr Nazia Chaudhuri
Dr Nazia Chaudhuri
Consultant respiratory physician, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Ioannis Vogiatzis
Professor Ioannis Vogiatzis
Professor of rehabilitation sciences, Northumbria University
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Live from the London stage
Allergy and immunology
Join the panel as they give the latest updates in allergies and immunology.
Chair Dr Chris Rutkowski
Dr Chris Rutkowski
Consultant allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Iason Thomas
Dr Iason Thomas
Consultant allergist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Magda Dziadzio
Dr Magda Dziadzio
Consultant immunologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
5:15pm BST - Comfort break
5:20pm BST
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From the Virtual stage
Royal College Challenge - RCP vs RCSEng
The Royal College of Physicians vs the Royal College of Surgeons of England. There’s been years of rivalry, but who will come out on top in this University Challenge style session?
5:50pm BST
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Live from the London stage
5:50pm - 8:00pm
Drinks reception - London
Celebrate the return of in person events as we host a pizza evening with chef Pierluigi Costanzo in the RCP garden.
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Live from the Liverpool stage
5:50pm - 8:00pm
Drinks reception - Liverpool
Come together with colleagues at the top of The Spine and enjoy a Duke Street Market themed spread.
Please note that any presentations shown at this event have been produced by the individual speakers. As such they are not owned by, and do not necessarily represent the views of, the RCP.
8:45am BST
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Live from the Liverpool stage
8:45am - 8:50am
Welcome and opening remarks
Speaker Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Cathryn Edwards
Dr Cathryn Edwards
Registrar, Royal College of Physicians
8:50am BST
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Live from the London stage
8:50am - 9:00am
Poetry with Dr Helen Lane
Chair Dr Cathryn Edwards
Dr Cathryn Edwards
Registrar, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Helen Lane
Dr Helen Lane
Diabetes and endocrinology and general internal medicine consultant physician, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
9:00am BST
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Live from the London stage
The role of science in responding to healthcare crises with Professor Trish Greenhalgh
Chair Dr Cathryn Edwards
Dr Cathryn Edwards
Registrar, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Professor Trish Greenhalgh
Professor Trish Greenhalgh
Professor of primary care health sciences, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
9:30am BST
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Live from the London stage
9:30am - 10:30am
COVID: how can we be better prepared for future crises?
Explore how COVID has made us better prepared for future crises. Our speakers will focus on epidemiology and behavioural science, engaging public with data, good population health and disproportionate impact.
Chair Dr Philip Gothard
Dr Philip Gothard
Associate global director for Sub-Saharan Africa, RCP and consultant in infectious diseases and general internal medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Susan Hopkins
Dr Susan Hopkins
Healthcare epidemiologist consultant in infectious diseases and microbiology, Public Health England
Speaker Professor Linda Bauld
Professor Linda Bauld
Professor of public health, The University of Edinburgh
Speaker Dr Habib Naqvi MBE
Dr Habib Naqvi MBE
Director, NHS Race and Health Observatory
Speaker Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy
Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy
Deputy chief medical officer for England
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Live from the London stage
9:30am - 10:45am
Palliative care
In this session, our speakers will discuss the key concepts of palliative care, the need for evidence-based empathy and new solutions for old problems.
Chair Dr Caroline Barry
Dr Caroline Barry
Clinical director for palliative medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Paul Paes
Dr Paul Paes
Consultant in palliative medicine, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Simon Noble
Professor Simon Noble
Marie Curie professor in supportive and palliative medicine, Cardiff University
Speaker Professor Andrew Davies
Professor Andrew Davies
Professor of palliative medicine, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin
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Live from the Liverpool stage
9:30am - 10:45am
Acute medicine
Listen as our speakers give updates in acute medicine including  the hospital at home, same day emergency care and acute care for people with learning disabilities.
Chair Dr Alastair Gilmore
Dr Alastair Gilmore
Consultant in acute medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and deputy registrar, RCP
Speaker Professor Daniel Lasserson
Professor Daniel Lasserson
Professor of Acute Ambulatory Care and Clinical Lead of Acute Hospital at Home
Speaker Dr Vicky Price
Dr Vicky Price
Consultant in acute medicine, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Adnan Gebril
Dr Adnan Gebril
Consultant physician in acute medicine
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Live from the London stage
10:30am-10:45am
Poetry with Michael Rosen
Speaker Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen
Author
11:00am BST
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Live from the London stage
11:00am - 12:20pm
Climate change
In this session, our speakers will explore how climate change is the biggest health threat facing humanity and why its impact is unlikely to be felt equally.
Chair Professor Hugh Montgomery
Professor Hugh Montgomery
Director of the UCL Centre for Human Health and Performance, University College London
Speaker Dr Marina Romanello
Dr Marina Romanello
Executive director of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change
Speaker Dr Natalia Kurek
Dr Natalia Kurek
Senior clinical lead, Greener NHS Programme, NHS England and Improvement
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Live from the London stage
11:00am - 11:30am
Goulstonian lecture
This year’s Goulstonian lecture will explore COVID-19 and ethnicity.
Chair Professor Simon Bowman
Professor Simon Bowman
Consultant rheumatologist, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and RCP treasurer
Speaker Dr Manish Pareek
Dr Manish Pareek
Professor of infectious diseases, University of Leicester
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Live from the Liverpool stage
11:00am - 12:15pm
Pharmacology
Join Professor Reecha Sofat as she discusses how embedding research into clinical practice can help us to make and use medicines better.
Chair Professor Reecha Sofat
Professor Reecha Sofat
Professor of clinical pharmacology, UCL Institute of Health Informatics, University College London
Speaker Dr Caroline Dale
Dr Caroline Dale
Senior research fellow, University College London
Speaker Dr Lauren Walker
Dr Lauren Walker
Senior clinical lecturer and honary consultant in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, University of Liverpool
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Live from the London stage
11:30am - 12:00pm
Estelle Wolfson lecture
This year’s Lady Estelle Wolfson lecture in translational medicine will explore neurofilaments.  
Chair Professor Simon Bowman
Professor Simon Bowman
Consultant rheumatologist, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and RCP treasurer
Speaker Dr Axel Petzold
Dr Axel Petzold
Consultant neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
12:00pm BST
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From the Virtual stage
12:00pm - 12:15pm
Let's talk about mental health with Dr Alex George
Learn about the decline in young people’s mental health with Dr Andrew Goddard and Dr Alex George, the UK Youth Mental Health Ambassador for the Department for Education.
Chair Dr Andrew Goddard
Dr Andrew Goddard
President, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Alex George
Dr Alex George
Youth mental health ambassador, Department for Education
12:15pm BST - Lunch and optional talks
12:30pm BST
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Live from the London stage
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Sponsored talk by British Pharmacological Society: using pharmacogenomics to improve patient outcomes

Hear about a new report from RCP and BPS on how pharmacogenomics should be integrated fully, fairly and swiftly into the NHS.

Sponsored talks are not included in CPD accreditation 
Speaker Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed
Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed
David Weatherall Chair of Medicine, University of Liverpool
Speaker Dr Emma Magavern
Dr Emma Magavern
Researcher, Queen Mary, University of London
Speaker Dr Richard Turner
Dr Richard Turner
Director, physican geneticist, GlaxoSmithKline
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Live from the Virtual stage
12.30pm - 1.00pm
Let's talk about challenging poor behaviours with Dr Simon Fleming
Join Dr Fleming and guests as they challenge poor behaviours within the workforce.
Speaker Dr Simon Fleming
Dr Simon Fleming
Registrar in orthopaedics, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Partha Kar
Professor Partha Kar
Director of equality, Medical Workforce, NHS England
Speaker Dr Rose Penfold
Dr Rose Penfold
Academic clinical fellow in geriatric medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London
Speaker Dr Emma Vaux
Dr Emma Vaux
Consultant nephrol
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Live from the London stage
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Sponsored talk by Professor Harold Thimbleby: launch of the Fix IT digital healthcare prize
Speaker Dr Wajid Hussain
Dr Wajid Hussain
Clinical director for digital health, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Professor Harold Thimbleby
Professor Harold Thimbleby
See change fellow in digital health
1:15pm BST
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Live from the London stage
Research and health inequalities
Join our speakers as they explore inequalities in the workforce, variation in health outcomes within ethnic minorities and health and social care disparities in research.
Chair Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam
Professor Ramesh Arasaradnam
Academic vice president, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Lucy Chappell
Dr Lucy Chappell
Chief scientific adviser, Department of Health and Social Care
Speaker Dr Louise Wood CBE
Dr Louise Wood CBE
Director of science, research and evidence directorate, Department of Health and Social Care
Speaker Dr Ruth Watkinson
Dr Ruth Watkinson
Research fellow, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care, University of Manchester
Speaker Professor Sir Tumani Corrah
Professor Sir Tumani Corrah
Founder and co-president, Africa Research Excellence Fund
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Live from the London stage
British Cardiovascular Society
In this session we host the British Cardiovascular Society’s centenary lecture. 

 
Chair Professor André Ng
Professor André Ng
Professor of cardiac electrophysiology and consultant cardiologist, University of Leicester
Speaker Professor John Camm
Professor John Camm
BHF emeritus professor of clinical cardiology, St. George’s University of London
Speaker Dr Harshil Dhutia
Dr Harshil Dhutia
Consultant cardiologist, Glenfield Hospital
Speaker Dr Claire Martin
Dr Claire Martin
Consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Live from the Liverpool stage
Medical ophthalmology
In this session, our speakers will discuss both historical and contemporary medical ophthalmology and oculomics. 
Chair Dr Nima Ghadiri
Dr Nima Ghadiri
medical ophthalmologist, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Ian Pearce
Professor Ian Pearce
Consultant ophthalmologist, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Nicholas Beare
Dr Nicholas Beare
Consultant ophthalmologist, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
2:45pm BST - Comfort break
2:55pm BST
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Live from the Virtual stage
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Physicians bake!
It’s time to put our senior officer's baking skills to the test! Watch as they enter the tent, take on an exciting bake-off challenge and discuss key topics, such as training as a medic, the pandemic, health inequalities and more.
3:30pm BST
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Live from the London stage
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sports and exercise medicine
Join the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine as they explore the impact that increasing physical activity can have on improving physical and mental health.
Chair Dr Natasha Jones
Dr Natasha Jones
President, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Speaker Dr Ashley Ridout
Dr Ashley Ridout
Registrar in sport and exercise medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr William Wynter Bee
Dr William Wynter Bee
Sport and exercise medicine SpR, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust
Speaker Dr Catherine Lester
Dr Catherine Lester
Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine
Speaker Dr Sam Botchey
Dr Sam Botchey
Sport and exercise medicine registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Chris Speers
Dr Chris Speers
Consultant in sport and exercise medicine, Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr Farhan Shahid
Dr Farhan Shahid
ST5 specialist registrar in sport and exercise medicine, University College London Hospital NHS Trust
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Live from the London stage
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Haematology: blood connects
Join our speakers as they explore thrombosis, thrombocytopenia, sickle cell disease and tranexamic acid in acute bleeding.
Chair Professor Cheng-Hock Toh
Professor Cheng-Hock Toh
Professor and consultant in haematology, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Speaker Dr Subarna Chakravorty
Dr Subarna Chakravorty
Consultant paediatric haematologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Professor Ian Roberts
Professor Ian Roberts
Professor of epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Live from the Liverpool stage
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Rheumatology
In this session, you will hear about tackling osteoporosis during the pandemic and beyond, the digital revolution in rheumatology and changing landscape and challenges for rheumatology in the coming decade.
Chair Dr Kaushik Chaudhuri
Dr Kaushik Chaudhuri
Consultant rheumatologist, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Speaker Dr Zoe Paskins
Dr Zoe Paskins
Reader and honorary consultant rheumatologist, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker Dr James Bateman
Dr James Bateman
Consultant rheumatologist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Speaker Dr Peter Lanyon
Dr Peter Lanyon
Consultant rheumatologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
5:00pm BST
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Experiences as a deaf doctor: removing barriers and improving access with Dr Justine Durno
Chair Ian Bullock
Ian Bullock
Chief executive officer, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Justine Durno
Dr Justine Durno
ST3 histopathology registrar, Barts Health NHS Trust
5:15pm BST
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Why the NHS can be more than a National Sickness Service with Professor Stephen Powis
Finish your day with this closing keynote lecture.
Chair Ian Bullock
Ian Bullock
Chief executive officer, Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Professor Stephen H Powis BSc (Hons) BM BCh PhD MBA FRCP
Professor Stephen H Powis BSc (Hons) BM BCh PhD MBA FRCP
National Medical Director of NHS England/NHS Improvement and Professor of Renal Medicine at University College London.
6:00pm BST - Close of conference
Please note that any presentations shown at this event have been produced by the individual speakers. As such they are not owned by, and do not necessarily represent the views of, the RCP.

Get involved and take part in our workshops and hands on sessions. Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment! 

Please note that these are taking place in London only, you must have an on-site ticket and be logged into the website in order to book your place.

Workshops are accredited for 1 CPD point.

Thursday 31 March

11:15am BST
11.15am - 11.45am
aScope handling skills and the management of a difficult airway - Ambu
This workshop will demonstrate the role and use of the aScope bronchoscope in the event of a difficult airway, in line with DAS guidelines. It will support you to successfully handle the bronchoscope and aView to advance and intubate safely.
Speaker Doreen Agyeman
Doreen Agyeman
Clinical educator, Ambu LTD
Speaker Katherine Bergin
Katherine Bergin
11.15am - 12.15pm
Cardiac and IVC - GE Healthcare
This workshop will focus on the surface landmarks and transducer position required to perform an emergency echocardiogram; interpreting sonographic images of the heart (subcostal, PSLA, PSSA and A4); identifying pathological conditions such as pericardial effusion, abnormal EF and right heart enlargement. It will also cover the surface landmarks and transducer position to perform sonographic examination of the IVC; interpreting sonographic images of the heart (subcostal) and IVC in the longitudinal plane and identifying volume status of the IVC based on size and collapsibility.
Speaker Dr Rachel Vivian
Dr Rachel Vivian
Emergency medicine consultant, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Speaker Mr Olly Brooks
Mr Olly Brooks
GE Healthcare
11:50am BST
11.50am - 12.20pm
aScope handling skills and the management of a difficult airway - Ambu
This workshop will demonstrate the role and use of the aScope bronchoscope in the event of a difficult airway, in line with DAS guidelines. It will support you to successfully handle the bronchoscope and aView to advance and intubate safely.
Speaker Doreen Agyeman
Doreen Agyeman
Clinical educator, Ambu LTD
Speaker Katherine Bergin
Katherine Bergin
12:25pm BST
12.25pm - 12.55pm
Starting as a new consultant: we are here to help - RCP Education
Based on the RCP’s new year-long ‘Six step course for the new consultant’, this workshop will give delegates a taste of the leadership activities covered in the programme. It is suitable for late-stage trainees, SAS doctors post CESR and new consultants.
Speaker Michael Walsh
Michael Walsh
Senior educationalist (lead), Royal College of Physicians
Speaker Dr Alex Crowe
Dr Alex Crowe
Deputy director clinical incentives and academic partnerships, NHS Resolution
2:15pm BST
2.15pm - 3.45pm
Working and teaching with active racial awareness - Warwick Medical School
This workshop will provide information about different types of racism and how they manifest in medical education settings. Significant time will be dedicated to discussion with the aim of providing a brave space to talk through different scenarios.
Speaker Dr Imogen Davies
Dr Imogen Davies
Senior teaching fellow, faculty development, Warwick Medical School
Speaker Professor Olanrewaju Sorinola
Professor Olanrewaju Sorinola
Academic lead for MBChB course, Warwick Medical School
Speaker Dr Catherine Bennett
Dr Catherine Bennett
MBChB academic lead for faculty development and course director, Master’s in medical education, Warwick Medical School
Speaker Dr Laura McDonaugh
Dr Laura McDonaugh
Clinical education fellow, Warwick Medical School
3:50pm BST
3.50pm - 4.20pm
aScope handling skills and the management of a difficult airway - Ambu
This workshop will demonstrate the role and use of the aScope bronchoscope in the event of a difficult airway, in line with DAS guidelines. It will support you to successfully handle the bronchoscope and aView to advance and intubate safely.
Speaker Doreen Agyeman
Doreen Agyeman
Clinical educator, Ambu LTD
Speaker Katherine Bergin
Katherine Bergin
3.50pm - 4.20pm
Brief conversations to help people change - Moving Medicine
What your patients do after they’ve seen you makes a huge difference to their future health. But are your conversations optimised to trigger healthy behaviour change? And how do we move towards ‘what matters to you?’ style consultations, rather than just ‘what’s the matter with you?’. And how do we get the patient to argue in favour of change, rather than you? All will be revealed in this behavioural science-informed workshop.
Speaker Dr Tim Anstiss
Dr Tim Anstiss
Founder, The academy for health coaching
Speaker Tracey Barnett
Tracey Barnett
CFHealthHub and QI lead, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
3.50pm - 4.50pm
DVT scanning - GE Healthcare
This workshop will focus on understanding the sonographic landmarks as they relate to veins in the lower extremity; acquiring and interpreting sonographic images of the femoral and popliteal veins and demonstrating the two-point compression technique in the lower extremity.
Speaker Dr Rachel Vivian
Dr Rachel Vivian
Emergency medicine consultant, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Speaker Mr Olly Brooks
Mr Olly Brooks
GE Healthcare
4:25pm BST
4.25pm - 4.55pm
aScope handling skills and the management of a difficult airway - Ambu
This workshop will demonstrate the role and use of the aScope bronchoscope in the event of a difficult airway, in line with DAS guidelines. It will support you to successfully handle the bronchoscope and aView to advance and intubate safely.
Speaker Doreen Agyeman
Doreen Agyeman
Clinical educator, Ambu LTD
Speaker Katherine Bergin
Katherine Bergin
4.25pm - 4.55pm
Brief conversations to help people change - Moving Medicine
What your patients do after they’ve seen you makes a huge difference to their future health. But are your conversations optimised to trigger healthy behaviour change? And how do we move towards ‘what matters to you?’ style consultations, rather than just ‘what’s the matter with you?’. And how do we get the patient to argue in favour of change, rather than you? All will be revealed in this behavioural science-informed workshop.
Speaker Dr Tim Anstiss
Dr Tim Anstiss
Founder, The academy for health coaching
Speaker Tracey Barnett
Tracey Barnett