Acute and general medicine

When and where

22 October 2018 to 24 October 2018
Royal College of Physicians of London
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE

Past event

Acute and general medicine

The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) annual Acute and general medicine conference is designed to provide consultants and trainees who undertake general medicine as part of their clinical service with advanced training and the latest updates from a wide range of medical specialties.

What you will learn

This 3-day conference will encompass your annual CPD requirements in general medicine:

  • listen to interactive presentations from high-quality speakers who are experts in their field
  • receive updates on management of common topics and the challenges in managing the acute medical take in the 21st century
  • network with colleagues from across the nation and share good practice.

Programme organiser: Dr Ananthakrishnan Raghuram and the AIM/AGM conference committee

The speakers were engaging and the topics were fantastic. Another great conference.

Dr Nicholas Denny, Acute and general medicine 2016

Sponsorship and exhibition

For information on sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact Darryl de Prez, Director of Development, at darryl.deprez@rcplondon.ac.uk

Programme

The programme for this conference is directed by Dr Ananthakrishnan Raghuram, the RCP's Linacre fellow. The content is divided into 11 sessions over the 3 days, covering the following areas:

  • neurology
  • care of older people
  • clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
  • diabetes and endocrinology
  • respiratory
  • infectious diseases
  • renal medicine
  • rheumatology
  • haematology
  • cardiology
  • gastroenterology.

Conference partner

We'd like to thank our partner for this conference, Aptus Health. Please visit them at exhibition.

Presentations

Please find the presentations from the day below. If you cannot find a presentation, the RCP does not have permission to distribute these materials.

Monday 22 October 2018

22 October 2018 09:00 to 17:00

Tuesday 23 October 2018

23 October 2018 09:00 to 17:00

Wednesday 24 October 2018

24 October 2018 09:00 to 17:00

Programme

Programme

                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acute and general medicine for the physician

Monday 22 October - Wednesday 24 October 2018

 

 

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4LE
 

Programme director: Dr Raghuram Ananthakrishnan, Linacre fellow, Royal College of Physicians and AIM/AGM Conference Committee

 

Monday 22 October 2018

 

09.00          Registration and coffee

 

09.25          Opening remarks and welcome

                   Professor Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of Physicians

 

Session 1: Neurology

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Raghuram Ananthakirshnan, Royal College of Physicians

Dorchester Library chair: Dr Amie Burbridge, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

 

09.30          Headache

Dr Giles Elrington, York NHS Trust

 

10.00          Stroke

                   Professor Tony Rudd, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

 

10.30          Seizures

                   Professor Phil Smith, Cardiff University

 

11.00          Coffee

 

Session 2: Care of older people

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Raghuram Ananthakirshnan, Royal College of Physicians

Dorchester Library chair: Dr Amie Burbridge, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

 

11.30          Comprehensive geriatric assessment and integrated services for older people

                     Dr Eileen Burns, president, British Geriatrics Society

                                                 

12.00          Ageing population - a game changer for health care

                    Professor David Oliver, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

 

12.30          Acute front door services for older people

                   Dr David Hunt, West Sussex hospitals

 

13.00           Lunch

 

13.30          Lunchtime session – Just launched: Third edition of Medical Masterclass

Dr John Firth, editor-in-chief, Medical Masterclass, consultant Physician and Nephrologist

 

Session 3: Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Duncan Wilson, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

Dorchester Library chair: Professor Tasheen Chowdhury, the Royal London Hospital

 

14.00          Polypharmacy - what are the important drug-drug and drug-disease interactions to

                    consider?

                    Professor Emma Baker, St George’s University of London

 

14:30          Preventing medication errors

                    Dr Daniel Burrage, St George’s University of London

 

Session 4: Diabetes

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Duncan Wilson, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

Dorchester Library chair: Professor Tasheen Chowdhury, the Royal London Hospital

 

15.00          Managing patients with diabetes and kidney disease

                   Dr Peter Winocour, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

 

15.30         Diabetes on the medical admissions unit

                   Professor Tahseen Chowdhury, Royal London Hospital

 

16.00         Tea

 

Session 5: Respiratory

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Duncan Wilson, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

Dorchester Library chair: Professor Tasheen Chowdhury, the Royal London Hospital

 

 

16.20          Community acquired pneumonia

                    Professor Mark Woodhead, Manchester Royal Infirmary

 

16.50          Managing difficult asthma

                    Dr Adel Mansur, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

 

17.20         Close of day 1

 

 

Tuesday 23 October 2018

 

09.00          Registration and coffee

 

Session 6: Infectious diseases

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Safa Al-Shamma, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals

NHS Trust

Dorchester Library chair: Dr Rupert Beale, Royal Free Hospital

 

09.30          Development of HIV through the last 25 years

                   Professor Margaret Johnson, Royal College of Physicians

 

10.00          Sepsis

                   Dr Ron Daniels, UK Sepsis Trust and Global Sepsis Alliance  

 

10.30          Fever in returned travellers

                   Dr Tom Doherty, University College London

                  

11.00          Coffee

 

11.20          Infection control and how it has changed over the last 30 years

                    Professor Barry Cookson, University College London

 

11.50                       Quincentenial Lecture

Lung health and smoking across the human life span: Understanding how and when COPD develops

                  Dr James Allinson, National Heart and Lung Institute and Imperial College London

 

12.50          Lunch

 

Session 7: Renal Medicine

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Sudantha Bulugahapitiya, Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Dorchester Library chair: Dr Rupert Beale, Royal Free Hospital

 

14.00          Post-transplant patient: an update for the general physician

                   Dr Menna Clatworthy, University of Cambridge

 

14.30          Acute Kidney Injury  

                   Dr Chris Laing, Royal Free London

 

15.00          Tea

 

 

15.20        The Milroy Lecture

                Tackling the biggest killers – learning from a century ago

                Dr Tim Allison, East Riding of Yorkshire Council

 

Session 8: Rheumatology

Wolfson Theatre chair: Dr Sudantha Bulugahapitiya, Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Dorchester Library chair: Dr Rupert Beale, Royal Free Hospital

 

15.50       New treatments in rheumatology

                 Professor Ali Jawad, Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital

 

16.20       Acute red eye

                 Dr Mike Adams, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

 

16.50      Close of day 2

 

Wednesday 24 October 2018

 

09.00  Registration and coffee

 

Session 9: Haematology, oncology and endocrinology

Wolfson Theatre chair: TBC

Dorchester Library chair: TBC

 

09.30          Acute Oncology

                   Dr Ernie Marshall, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

 

10.00          Late medical effects of cancer

                   Dr Helena Gleeson, University Hospitals Birmingham

 

10.30          Lady Estelle Wolfson Lecture

Legends, genetics and molecular biology

                   Professor Marta Korbonits, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

 

11.30          Coffee

 

12.00          An update on antiphospholipid syndrome

                    Professor Beverley Hunt, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

 

12.30          Lunch

 

 

Session 10: Cardiology

Wolfson Theatre chair: TBC

Dorchester Library chair: TBC

 

13.30          Acute coronary syndromes: challenges to management

                   Dr Claire Williams, Royal Glamorgan Hospital

 

14.00          An update on heart failure management: drugs and devices

                   Professor John Cleland, Imperial College London

 

14.30          Update on TAVIs

                     Dr Ganesh Manoharan, Belfast Trust

 

 

Session 11: Gastroenterology

Wolfson Theatre chair: TBC

Dorchester Library chair: TBC

 

 

15.00          Inflammatory bowel disease on the acute take

                   Professor James Lindsay, Barts Health NHS Trust

 

15:30          Nutrition

                   Dr Charlotte Rutter, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

16:00          Quincentenial lecture

  Modernising old lessons for new epidemics

                    Dr Cordelia Coltart, University College London

 

 

17.00          Close of the conference