Programme

Welcome to our interactive 2-day programme. 

7 January: Please click this button to view all upcoming sessions on 7 January.

8 January: Please click this button to view all upcoming sessions on 8 January.

On demand: Please click this button to view all additional sessions available throughout the conference.

Skills workshops: Don’t forget to register for our selection of small closed group sessions, delivered by educationalists. These sessions will identify strategies and techniques for clinicians to utilise and improve their everyday working environments and practice (these sessions will not be recorded or available On-demand).

To reflect the increased work pressure on our delegates, we are now extending on-demand access to this event until 30 April 2021. You will have 30 days to gain the maximum 16 CPD points. For the remaining days, you can self-accredit as independent learning.

We hope that this will allow you the time and space to get the CPD credits on offer and to make as much use of the learning as you wish.


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Time

  

10:15am

What have we learnt from COVID-19 research?

Chair: Dr Louise Wood CBE, director of science and evidence department, Department of Health and Social Care

 

RECOVERY

Professor Martin Landray, professor of medicine and epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

 

REMAP-CAP

Professor Anthony Gordon, professor of anaesthesia and critical care, Imperial College London

 

Live Q&A

All speakers

11:00am

Comfort break

 

11:15am

Acutely ill patient

Chair: Dr Sanjay Krishnamoorthy, clinical director for emergency services, Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Head and the heart

Chair: Professor Dame Caroline Watkins DBE, professor of stroke and older people's care, University of Central Lancashire

 

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Professor Mervyn Singer, professor of intensive care medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Charles McFadyen, registrar in intensive care medicine and anaesthesia, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Atrial fibrillation: connecting the head and the heart

Professor Marco Proietti, associate professor of geriatrics and consultant geriatrician, University of Milan

 

Standards for enhanced care

Dr Alison Pittard, dean, The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Head and the heart

Dr Adam de Belder, consultant cardiologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Live Q&A

All speakers

Stroke care in 2021 and beyond

Professor Dame Caroline Watkins DBE, professor of stroke and older people's care, University of Central Lancashire
  

Novel pathways in acute neurology

Dr Salman Haider, consultant neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  

Live Q&A

All speakers

12:40pm

Comfort break

 

1:00pm

Lunch and sponsored talks

 

1:15pm

Advancements in FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system

Sponsored talk hosted by Abbott

Cholesterol management: overcoming health inequalities and improving patient outcomes

Sponsored talk hosted by Daiichi Sankyo

1:50pm

Using simple technology to capture real world data

Sponsored talk hosted by Norgine

Changing paradigms: a focus on obesity management in the UK

Sponsored talk hosted by Novo Nordisk

2:20pm

Comfort break

 

2:40pm

Talking about medicine

Chair: Professor Dame Jane Dacre, professor of medical education, University College London

Wellbeing in the workforce

Chair: Dr Emma Vaux, consultant nephrologist, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

 

Talking about pain

Professor Joanna Zakrzewska, consultant in oral medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

HammerItOut: changing culture in healthcare

Dr Simon Fleming, registrar in trauma and orthopaedics, North East Thames Deanery

 

Talking about dying

Dr Kathryn Mannix, retired palliative care consultant and author

Moral injury

Dr Sammy Batt-Rawden, registrar in emergency and intensive care medicine, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

 

Talking about sex

Dr Angela Obasi, senior clinical lecturer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Practitioner health programme

Dame Clare Gerada MBE, general practitioner and co-chair NHS Assembly

 

Live Q&A

All speakers
 

Live Q&A

All speakers

4:05pm

Comfort break and yoga session

 

4:15pm

Career focus panel discussion

Chairs: Dr Alistair Gilmore, deputy registrar, Royal College of Physicians and Dr Ajay Verma, chair, RCP New Consultants Committee
Dr Rifca Le Dieu, clinical senior lecturer, Barts Cancer Institute
Dr Gurinder Tack, consultant respiratory physician, Aintree University Hospital
Professor Matt Brookes, consultant clinical gastroenterologist, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Professor Della Freeth, executive director of education, Royal College of Physicians
Kate Straughton, president, Faculty of Physician Associates
Dr Sarah Logan, Deputy Director of the Medical Workforce Unit, Royal College of Physicians and Consultant in Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals
Dr Androniki Abelidis, education fellow, Royal College of Physicians

NHS Test and Trace: the next phase

Baroness Dido Harding, executive chair, NHS Test and Trace and chair, NHS Improvement

4:55pm

Comfort break

 
6:00pm

Closing remarks

Professor Cheng-Hock Toh, academic vice president, Royal College of Physicians

6:20pm

Get up with Greg

Professor Greg Whyte, OBE
Grab your workout gear and round off day one of the conference with 3 x 10 minute interval training workouts with Olympian Greg Whyte. Each session increases with intensity starting with chair based exercises, very low intensity and low intensity interval training.
7:00pm

Close of conference

 

Time

  

8:30am

Wellbeing hour

In a year of many virtual conferences, we wanted to provide a wellbeing power hour for our delegates. In this hour we will host low intensity interval training, yoga and mindfulness sessions and encourage you to dedicate this hour to yourself.

8:45am

Get up with Greg

Missed yesterday's interval training? Join former Olympian, Professor Greg Whyte OBE, as he leads 3 x 10 minute interval training workouts. Suitable for all fitness levels

Yoga

Kickstart your day with James Glasheen and Lindsey Mitchell of Flock Yoga. You'll need a chair, large cushion or bolster to support you with the poses during this session.

10:15am

Aligning prevention and care: challenges and opportunities for health of the public

Professor Dame Anne Johnson, professor of infectious disease epidemiology, University College London

11:00am

Comfort break

 

11:15am

Gastroenterology - in collaboration with the Hong Kong College of Physicians

Chair: Professor Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of Physicians and Professor Philip KT Li, president, Hong Kong College of Physicians

Perioperative care

Chair: Dr David Selwyn, director, Centre of Perioperative Care
 

Recognising obesity as a disease

Professor Rachel Batterham, professor of obesity, diabetes and endocrinology, University College London

When is the time for perioperative care?

Dr David Selwyn, director, Centre for Perioperative Care
 

Inflammatory bowel disease

Professor Siew C Ng, associate director, Centre of Gut Microbiota Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

A local perioperative perspective

Dr Subash Sivasubramaniam, consultant anaesthetist, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
 

Hepatocellular carcinoma

Dr Thomas CC Yau, clinical associate professor in medical oncology, The University of Hong Kong

Prehabilitation

Professor Sandy Jack, professor of prehabilitation medicine, University of Southampton
 

Live Q&A

All speakers

Live Q&A

All speakers and 
Dr Sarah Clarke, clinical vice president, Royal College of Physicians
Lawrence Mudford, patient
Dr Tara Rampal, consultant anaesthetist and clinical director, Kent and Medway Prehabilitation
 

12:45pm

Turner-Warwick Lecture: Neurostimulation and its emerging role in dysphagia recovery post stroke

Dr Ayodele Sasegbon, ST4 in Gastroenterology, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1:00pm

Lunch and sponsored talks

 

1:15pm

Integrated respiratory care

Sponsored talk hosted by British Thoracic Society

Examinations and medical training in the COVID era and beyond

Educational session hosted by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom

1:45pm

Moving Medicine

Sponsored talk hosted by The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 

Seeking consent via remote consultations, applying the new GMC guidance

Sponsored talk hosted by the Medical Defence Union (MDU)

2:20pm

Comfort break

 

2:25pm

How I treat

Chair: Dr Sarah Clarke, clinical vice president, Royal College of Physicians

Geriatric medicine and multiple health conditions

Professor Adam Gordon, professor of the care of older people, University of Nottingham
 

How I treat people with poorly controlled diabetes?

Dr Emma Wilmot, consultant diabetologist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Caring for older people presenting with acute medical emergencies

Professor Simon Conroy, professor of geriatric medicine, University of Leicester and clinical lead, Acute Frailty Network
 

How I treat people with poorly controlled asthma?

Dr Binita Kane, consultant chest physician

Principles of rehabilitation and recovery in older patients

Professor Vicki Goodwin MBE, associate professor of ageing and rehabilitation, University of Exeter Medical School
 

How I treat people with poorly controlled epilepsy?

Professor Tony Marson, professor of neurology, University of Liverpool

Transition to care home and management of long-term conditions

Professor Adam Gordon, professor of the care of older people, University of Nottingham
 

Live Q&A

All speakers

Live Q&A

All speakers

3:50pm

Comfort break

 

4:05pm

COVID-19 vaccines: myths, mysteries, misinformation, myopia and miracles

Dr Greg Poland, professor of medicine and infectious diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

5:15pm

Closing remarks

Professor Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of Physicians

5:20pm

Close of conference

 

Career focus

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Ajay Verma, gastoenterologist, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation trust and chair, New Consultants Committee, Royal College of Physicians. Dr Alistair Gilmore, acute physician, Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and deputy registrar, Royal College of Physicians

Flexible working for all

Dr Rifca Le Dieu, lymphoma consultant, Barts Cancer Institute and deputy medical director, Medical Workforce Unit, Royal College of Physicians

Challenges of career transition for clinical researchers

Professor Matt Brookes, consultant clinical gastroenterologist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Flexible portfolio training

Professor Della Freeth, executive director of education, Royal College of Physicians and Dr Androniki Abelidis, education fellow, Royal College of Physicians

Working with physician associates

Mrs Kate Straughton, president, Faculty of Physician Associates

Join the LIVE Q&A on Thursday 7 January at 4.15pm

Clinical cases

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Michael FitzPatrick, co-chair, trainees committee, Royal College of Physicians and clinical research fellow in gastroenterology, University of Oxford

Acute neurological deterioration in a returning traveller

Dr Megan Jenkins, specialty registrar in infectious diseases, North Bristol NHS Trust

Respiratory

Dr Manish Gautam, consultant and clinical director for respiratory medicine, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Exploring haemolytic anaemia – cases in haematology

Dr Austin Kulasekararaj, consultant haematologist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Acute severe colitis - do's and dont's

Professor Sebastian Shaji, consultant gastroenterologist, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Emergency medical humanitarian assistance

Watch on-demand

Professor Tony Redmond, chair, UK-Med

Genomics

Watch on-demand

Chair: Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, David Weatherall Chair of Medicine and chair of pharmacogenetics, University of Liverpool

100,000 Genomes Project: transforming genomic medicine

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, chief scientist, Genomics England

Pharmacogenomics

Dr Richard Turner, academic clinical lecturer in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, University of Liverpool

Improving and implementing

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Jane Youde, clinical director, National Audit and Accreditation Programme, Royal College of Physicians

Improving endoscopy at a national level – better by all for all

Dr Chris Healey, consultant gastroenterologist, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Liver disease – addressing inequalities in care across services

Dr James Ferguson, consultant hepatologist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

From data to improvement – 15 years of the National Lung Cancer Audit

Dr Neal Navani, Consultant respiratory physician, University College London Hospital and associate professor, University College London

Infection and inflammation

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Olwen Williams, vice president for Wales, Royal College of Physicians

Inflammatory bowel disease

Dr Helen Steed, consultant gastroenterologist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Inflammatory renal disease

Dr Lisa Willcocks, consultant in nephrology and vasculitis, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Making best use of NICE guidelines

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Louise Bate, associate director, Medicines Education, NICE

How NICE can help you: hypertension

Dr Louise Bate, associate director, Medicines Education, NICE

Hypertension in adults (NG 136)

Professor Terry McCormack, vice president, British and Irish Hypertension Society

Thyroid disease (NG 145): assessment and management

Dr Kristien Boelaert, Consultant endocrinologist, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Acute coronary syndrome (NG 185)

Dr Simon Corbett, consultant cardiologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

RCP COVID-19 study: preliminary findings

Watch on-demand

Dr Andrew Gibson, deputy medical director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Clinical lead for patient safety learning, Royal College of Physicians

RCP Patient and Carer Network in discussion

Watch on-demand

Chair Eddie Kinsella, chair, Patient and Carer Network, Royal College of Physicians

Improving healthcare through patient and carer involvement – have patients and carers been lost in the COVID-19 response?

Introduced and led by chair of the Patient and Carer Network, Eddie Kinsella, with contributions from patient and carer network members and supported by RCP patient involvement adviser Laura Burling.

Tackling the climate emergency

Watch on-demand

Dr Fiona Godlee, editor in chief, British Medical Journal

What’s new 

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Sonia Panchal, deputy registrar, Royal College of Physicians

Anticoagulant therapy

Dr Will Lester, consultant haematologist, Birmingham Women’s Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Obstetric medicine

Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy, consultant obstetric physician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Acute kidney injury

Dr Gareth Roberts, consultant nephrologist and associate medical director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Unusual suspects 

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Andrew Whyte, consultant allergist and immunologist, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Immunodeficiency: more common than you think 

Professor Alex Richter, consultant immunologist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Toxicology: play your cards right 

Dr James Dear, professor of clinical pharmacology, University of Edinburgh 

AI and digital health

Watch on-demand

Chair: Dr Sarah Clarke, clinical vice president, Royal College of Physicians

Innovation in the NHS

Tara Donnelly, chief digital officer, NHSX

Showcase by NHS clinical entrepreneurs and TechForce19 winners

Feebris: AI-powered software for detection and triage in the community

Mr Adam Bacon, co-founder, Feebris

C the signs

Dr Bhavagaya Baksh, co-founder and CEO, C the signs

Making MRI available for patients with cardiac devices

Dr Anish Bhuva, cardiology registrar, Barts Health NHS Trust

NHS Trust TimeShift: an app to log healthcare worker overtime

Dr Grace Hatton, senior clinican, Sensyne Health

Vinehealth: supporting cancer patients

Dr Rayna Patel, CEO and co-founder, Vinehealth

AI and digital health panel discussion

Dr Harpreet Sood, GP, Non-executive director, Health Education England (HEE) and co-founder and strategic advisor, Digital Academy
Dr Sarah Clarke, clinical vice president, Royal College of Physicians
Dr Wajid Hussain, clinical director for digital health, Royal College of Physicians

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