About this event

  • Date and time Wed 1 Nov 2023 from 9:00am to 5:45pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

Following the success of previous years, join this webinar that will provide healthcare professionals and the interested public with an understanding of the ageing process in the older adult.

This meeting will expand on previous events but with all new topics including metabolic syndrome and groundbreaking medications for weight loss, cutting-edge developments in neurology, newly established urology guidelines tailored for individuals at elevated prostate cancer risk, the intricacies of ageing skin, and a comprehensive exploration of diabetes management within the elderly population.

By attending this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Emerging breakthroughs in the realm of neurology and their intersections with elderly care
  • Up-to-date guidelines in Urology specifically addressing the needs of those at heightened risk of prostate cancer
  • Effective strategies for managing diabetes in the elderly, while navigating the potential pitfalls of over-treatment—offering a pragmatic approach that yields results

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

New thinking in blackouts in the elderly

Dr Nick Gall, Consultant Cardiologist, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation

Weight loss in metabolic syndrome: A new revolution

Dr Steve Hyer, Consultant Endocrinologist, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Comfort break
Modern management of Parkinson's disease

Dr Mashkur Khan 

New perspectives in diabetes management in the elderly

Dr Natasha Patel, Consultant in Diabetes and Acute Medicine, Epson and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust 

New thinking in dementia

Dr Mashkur Khan

Advances in rheumatogy

Dr Sanjeev Patel, Consultant Rheumatologist, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Practical problems in gynaecology for the busy geriatrician

Mr Jan Haider, Consultant in Gynaecology, Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Dr Mashkur Khan

Close of the 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.

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

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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