About this event

  • Date and time Wed 21 Jun 2023 from 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

Join this webinar for an update on the current growth areas in gerontology to develop an understanding of the new areas of research relevant to geriatrics, the exciting therapies in dementia, and the changes contributing to the current state of the NHS.

During this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about new growth areas in gerontology
  • Understand the breakthroughs in dementia treatment
  • Discuss the current state of the NHS and plans for gerontology

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Mashkur Khan, President, Geriatrics and Gerontology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Interesting cases of hyponatremia

Professor Glenn Matfin, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Practical nephrology for non-nephrologists

Dr Jonathan Kwan MBE, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director,
Darrent Valley Hospital, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Comfort break
The acceleration of Artificial-Intelligence (AI) and the future of UK Healthcare

Mr Ifti Islam, Chairman, Asian Tiger Capital Partners and Co-founder, Red Green Consulting

Care quality commission and a review of the medico-legal aspect of medical practice

Dr Neil Baldwin, Consultant Stroke Physician, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Lunch break
Update on neurodegenerative diseases and brain health

Professor Craig Ritchie, Professor of Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Update in osteoporosis

Professor Ronald Hamdy, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Osteoporosis Center, East Tennessee State University 

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Dr Mashkur Khan

Close of meeting




Registration for this event will close 1 hour prior to start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

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We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event 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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