About this event

  • Date and time Fri 24 Jan 2020 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Join us as we introduce you, a new or soon to be leader in emergency care, to the challenges of health leadership.

We will meet educational gaps in training and enhance your knowledge of several skill areas of management, including training, finance, team building and collaboration with professional groups within and outside the Emergency Department.

This event will be relevant to trainees, allied professions and existing consultants and clinical leads. It will be a unique opportunity to meet and network with current leaders and seminal high profile figures in health leadership. 

By attending, you will: 

  • Understand the challenges of health leadership from the perspective of different professionals
  • Increase effective communications between professional groups within health
  • Understand the leadership behaviour required to inspire trainees and promote the specialty of Emergency Medicine
  • Appreciate the leadership challenges ahead and be able to adequately prepare for them to increase effectiveness as a leader
  • Be able to build and lead your team to greater effect and provide a high-quality emergency care service.

We assure you that you will leave better prepared for the non-clinical career challenges ahead. 



Standard pricing available until 23 January 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£125.00 £85.00 £85.00 £85.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£180.00 £105.00 £105.00 £50.00

Key speakers

Dame Fiona Caldicott

National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care and former Principal of Somerville College, Oxford

Professor David Pendleton

Professor in Leadership at Henley Business School

Speaker's biography

David is internationally renowned in the fields of health leadership and communication and is known for several seminal pieces of work on the medical consultation and health education.

Dr Cliff Mann

Consultant Emergency Physician, Musgrove Park Hospital and National Clinical Advisor NHS England

Dr Katherine Henderson

President, Royal College of Emergency Medicine


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
The new consultant guide: Flying (first years only)

Dr Andy Lockyer, Consultant Emergency Physician, Bristol, Royal Infirmary

Inspire me I am ready: Consultant leadership in the eyes of a senior trainee

Dr Lucy Ellis, Senior Resident, Gloucester Hospitals NHS Trust

Sustainability for the emergency medicine workforce: A history of magic

Dr Cliff Mann, Consultant Emergency Physician, Musgrove Park Hospital and National Clinical Advisor NHS England

Advocacy and exerting influence on the world outside emergency medicine: Working across clinical boundaries

Dr Katherine Henderson, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Multidisciplinary leadership: The care of magical teams

Mrs Helen Bishop, Head of Nursing, Specialist Services, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust

Where is it and how can I spend it? The Dark Arts of NHS finance

Mr Tom Harley – Divisional Finance Manager, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

The first 100 days in clinical leadership: The teachers common room

Dr Dan Magnus, Consultant Paediatric Emergency Physician and Clinical Lead, Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

The patient journey in urgent and emergency care: The mystery of the digital world

Dr James Ray, Emergency Medicine Physician Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Regional Urgent and Emergency Care Lead London NHS England

Panel discussion
Thriving as clinical lead: Defence against the Dark Arts

Dr Larry Fitton, Emergency Medicine Physician, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, President of the Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Building your ultimate clinical team: Who’s your chaser, beater and seeker?

Professor David Pendleton, Educator and Psychologist, Henley Business School

Working effectively with non-clinical management: The Monster Book of Monsters

Ms Lucy Parsons, General Manager, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust

Strategic leadership in complex systems: The Principal's office

Dame Fiona Caldicott

Panel discussion
Closing comments
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom