About this event

  • Date and time Tue 26 Sep 2023 from 9:25am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Endocrinology and Diabetes

Tune into this on-demand recording of the Lipids Update meeting, which will update healthcare professionals on lipid management for better patient care.

The symposium recording will address the use of newer and emerging therapies in difficult management decisions in this field, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to learn about the progress in this field in recent years.   

The aim of this meeting is to provide healthcare professionals with a distinctive learning opportunity in lipid management. The on-demand recording will include updates via talks delivered by experts in the field on modern approaches on lipid management addressing established and emerging therapies in this field. 

To register for the in-person version of this event, click here

Benefits of attending: 

  • Learn up to date therapeutic treatment plans for patients with high CVD risk
  • How to manage intolerant patients to certain drugs e.g. statins
  • Learning how to use newer and emerging therapies in lipid management   

This is a pre-recorded event that will be available within seven days after the in-person event on Thursday 26 September 2023. Attendees can access the recording for up to 60 days after the link has been made available.


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We would like to thank our sponsors Amarin, Daiichi Sankyo and Pfizer for their support of this meeting.
Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.


Standard pricing available until 03 October 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£72.00 £43.00 £43.00 £43.00 £23.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£132.00 £79.00 £79.00 £79.00 £41.00


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Abdul Lakdhar, President Elect, Endocrinology and Diabetes Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session 1

Chairs: Dr Abdul Lakhdar and Professor Riyaz Patel, Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist, University College London Hospital and Barts Health NHS Trust

Cardiovascular disease risk and lipid lowering

Dr Fizzah Choudry, Consultant in Interventional Cardiology, St Bartholomews Health NHS Trust

Familial hypercholesterolemia

Dr Mahtab Sharifi, Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical Pathologist, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Professor Devaki Nair, Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Clinical Lead for Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Free Hospital

Lipoprotein (a)

Dr Tina Khan, Consultant Cardiologist in Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital

Lunch and sponsored symposiums
Sponsored symposium session by Daiichi Sankyo UK

A stepwise approach to lipid management - what more can specialist services do to support primary care? 

Dr Adie Viljoen, Consultant Chemical Pathologist Physician, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Honorary Consultant, Cambridge Universities NHS Trust

15 minutes

Sponsored symposium session by Novartis

Combination Therapy – how can injectable siRNA help patients achieve LDL targets in secondary prevention when statins alone are not enough?

Dr Peter Carey, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

15 minutes


Session 2

PCSK9 inhibition

Dr Kate Shipman, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals Sussex, St Richard’s Hospital

New and emerging lipid lowering therapies

Dr Kate Shipman, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals Sussex, St Richard’s Hospital

Comfort break
Feedback forms
Statin intolerance and augmentative and alternative communication pathways

Speaker to be confirmed 

Closing remarks
Close of the meeting






This is a pre-recorded event that will be available within seven days after the in-person event on Thursday 15 June 2023. Registrants can access the recording for up to 60 days after the link has been made available.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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