About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Oct 2023 from 9:00am to 3:45pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Endocrinology and Diabetes

Join us in-person for this unique meeting to hear our speakers who are experts in their fields examine the recent updates rather than comprehensive coverage of a topic. They highlight what has been recently shown to influence our practice and how this can change our management. The informal format with frequent panel discussion will enable discussion and tricky issues and practical points to be explored with attendees. 

Explore new publications from experts in the field, examine data from clinical trials and basic science and their effect on current management, additionally attendees will also gain an update on treatment strategies.


Benefits of attending:

  • Know about recent important publications
  • Enhance your knowledge on management of pregnancy and fertility challenges associated with endocrine disorders
  • Learn about new treatments available in metabolic disease
  • Ensure up to date knowledge on treatment of common endocrine conditions such as thyroid, pituitary disease, diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis 


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Early bird pricing available until 31 August 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£141.00 £84.00 £84.00 £41.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Miles Levy, Consultant Endocrinologist, The University Hospital of Leicester and Dr Helen Turner, Consultant in Endocrinology, The Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session 1

 Emerging data on the risks and benefits of testosterone in men 

Professor Chana Jayasena, Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology and Head of Andrology, St Mary's and Hammersmith Hospitals

What’s new in basic science? 

Dr Paul Foster, Associate Professor in Cancer Endocrinology, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham

What’s new in fertility / fertility preservation?

Dr Melanie Davies, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, University College London

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session 2

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

Professor Helen Murphy, Clinical Professor in Medicine, Diabetes and Antenatal Care, University of East Anglia

What’s new in investigation of tricky hypoglycaemia 

Professor Robert Semple, Chair of Translational Molecular Medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The University of Edinburgh

Panel discussion

Session 3

What’s new in management of pituitary and adrenal disease? 

Professor William Drake, Consultant Physician and Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, St Bartholomew's Hospital

Deprescribing in endocrinology – practical guidance 

Professor Karim Meeran, Deputy Director of Medical Education and Lead Clinician for Endocrinology, Imperial College London 

Update on assays - what's new- what should we know?

Dr Brian Keevil, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head Clinical Biochemistry Department, University Hospital of South Manchester and Honorary Professor in Clinical Biochemistry, University of Manchester

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Drinks reception


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


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 11 October 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

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

Domus reception

While you’re attending this event

Stay in the comfort of our hotel, Domus Medica, or hire one of our private dining rooms to socialise with your peers.

RSM members enjoy access to our enviable club facilities. For more information, please contact our team at domus@rsm.ac.uk or restaurant@rsm.ac.uk.

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