About this event

  • Date and time Thu 9 Sep 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

Join this webinar to discuss the rationale for deprescribing, and provide practical guidance regarding the reasoning behind it.

During this session, you will hear from two leading experts in the field. They will illustrate their presentations with case reports, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions. 

Aims for this event include:

  • Highlight need for deprescribing in practice 
  • Outline who should be prioritised for deprescribing and when 
  • Describe what medicines to target 
  • Provide practical resources to facilitate deprescribing in routine care 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

Join in the conversation online by using #RSMLive 
Follow us on Twitter: @RoySocMed


Standard pricing available until 09 September 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£12.00 £9.00 £6.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£20.00 £15.00 £10.00

Key speakers

Dr Jennifer M. Stevenson

Senior Lecturer and Integrated Care Pharmacist, King’s College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Henry J. Woodford

Consultant Geriatrician, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust 


View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Professor Peter Crome, Hon. Professor, University College London 

Deprescribing: Can't stop this thing we started?

Dr Jennifer Stevenson Senior Lecturer and Integrated Care Pharmacist, King’s College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and
Dr Henry J Woodford, Consultant Geriatrician, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust 

Questions and answers
Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Man searching computer

Join the RSM and get unlimited digital learning and e-resources access

The RSM has an extensive digital learning and online e-resources platform. As a member you'll enjoy unlimited digital learning any time you need and access to e-journals, e-books and 6 huge medical databases to support your clinical decision-making and research.

Our e-resources are updated continuously to ensure you receive the cutting edge knowledge you need. 


Become a member