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Faculty of Physician Associates 4th National CPD Conference

When and where

21 October 2019 to 22 October 2019
Royal College of Physicians of London
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE

Past event

Faculty of Physician Associates 4th National CPD Conference

*This event has now sold out, if you wish to be placed on the waiting list please email conferences@rcplondon.ac.uk

The Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA) 2-day annual conference is the main CPD opportunity of the year for physician associates, as well as offering an opportunity to network with peers sharing experience and best practice.

Why attend?

  • Provide opportunities to network with other physician associates across the UK
  • update and refresh clinical knowledge to prepare for recertification
  • provide learning opportunities to enhance communication and interpersonal skills
  • gain a wider understanding of issues relating specifically to the physician associate profession and the NHS today

A full programme is now available below.

Please note this event is now sold out, please contact conferences@rcplondon.ac.uk if you would like to be placed on the waiting list and we will contact you if a space becomes available.

This was a fantastic conference, well thought through. Interesting topics and speakers were extremely knowledgeable.

Mikaela Carey, previous FPA conference delegate

Student conference

We will also be running a conference for physician associate students alongside this event on Monday 21 October only. Click here to book.

Sponsorship and exhibition

For information on sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact Lucy.Murphy@rcplondon.ac.uk

Call for abstracts

We invite submissions of abstracts to be considered for poster presentation at the conference.

Abstracts should be submitted via email to conferences@rcplondon.ac.uk with the completed submission form. Abstracts will be accepted from all health professionals and organisations, including those overseas.

Submitted abstracts must adhere to the formatting requirements and use the template provided. Abstracts that do not meet the requirements or have not used the template will be automatically rejected.

You must be a member of the MVR (Managed Voluntary Register) to submit an abstract.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 30 September 2019.

Abstract reviewing

Abstracts will be scored against the following criteria:

  • abstract quality (there should be clear objectives, design and discussion, and an appropriate conclusion)
  • originality
  • scientific merit
  • clinical relevance.

FPA awards

We are opening submissions for the FPA awards.

Have your say on who should be acknowledged for their stellar work from among both the physician associate community and those involved in wider profession who support, promote and raise awareness of PAs across the UK.

The categories for nominations are:

  • physician associate of the year
  • physician associate supervisor of the year
  • contribution to the physician associate profession.

Please complete and return the form no later than 30 September. The winners will be announced on 22 October.

RCP events

The RCP runs a comprehensive programme of conferences on a wide range of topics, offering delegates:

  • cutting-edge clinical education
  • CPD credits, helping delegates to prepare for revalidation
  • opportunities to network
  • updated skills and knowledge.


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We'd like to thank our partner for this event,  PATH – Physician Associates Transforming Healthcare

We’d like to thank our supporters for the event: Kent, Surrey and Sussex
School of Physician Associates
, Locum PA, Matrix Education, and Society of
Acute Medicine


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

Alex Brant 1.71 MB
Amir Hassan 2.18 MB
Dan Clark 2.67 MB
Diane O'Meara 2.09 MB
Dr Hazel Hawker 3.88 MB
Dr Nav Chana 1.96 MB
Dr Natalie King 2.45 MB
Dr Nick Scriven 2.48 MB
Jamie Saunders 3.75 MB
Mili Joshi 2.27 MB
Philycia Clarke 2.59 MB
Reb Kean 574.39 KB
Steven Ansty 842.48 KB
Una Lane 1.01 MB

Monday 21 October 2019

21 October 2019 08:00 to 17:00

Tuesday 22 October 2019

22 October 2019 08:00 to 17:30