About this event

  • Date and time Thu 31 Mar 2022 from 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Palliative Care

This multidisciplinary meeting aims to deliver key updates for generalists on topics related to palliative care. The day will encompass a wide range of presentations that will focus on important updates on a number of topics all related to palliative care medicine. Join us to learn from specialists within the fields of diabetes, cardiology, liver medicine, seizure management, and oncology.

There will be regular intervals for audience participation and panel discussion to stimulate conversation and debate on these interesting topics.

Can’t attend in person on the day? This event is available to watch on-demand for up to 60 days. Please register for the pre-recorded webinar here. The link to watch the webinar will be sent via email three days after the live in-person event on Thursday 7 April 2022 so that you can view it on-demand.

Meeting objectives:

  • Acquire knowledge in multiple evolving areas of palliative care medicine
  • Participate in discussions and debates over these latest developments
  • Consider different ethical issues related to palliative care medicine

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Standard pricing available until 31 March 2022.


RSM Fellow RSM Student RSM Trainee
£96.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Student Trainee
£176.00 £105.00 £55.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session one

Updates in oncology – targeted therapies and immunotherapy

Dr Michael Angelo Gonzalez, Consultant in Medical Oncology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Update on endocrine management in palliative care

To be confirmed 

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session two

Cardiology dilemmas – the QT interval – should I worry?

To be confirmed 

Questions and answers
Lunch break

Session three

Hepatology and palliative care perspectives in liver disease

Dr Heather Lewis, Consultant Hepatologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Enhanced supportive care clinic in end stage liver disease

Dr Katherine Buxton, Consultant in palliative medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session four

Liberty protection safeguards in practice

Dr Jon Martin, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, University City London Hospital, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Seizure management in brain tumours

Dr Jeremy Rees, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square 

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting


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

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 01:00am on 31 March 2022Late registrations will not be accepted.

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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